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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 134

    AN EGYPTIAN BLACK-TOPPED RED WARE JAR

    NAQADA I-II, EARLY 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BLACK-TOPPED RED WARE JAR
    NAQADA I-II, EARLY 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Of red burnished tapered, slightly ovoid form, 9 in. (23 cm.) high; another similar black-topped red ware jar of tapering form, 7½ in. (19 cm.) high; a Predynastic red pottery bowl, with high rounded sides, 6 in. (15 cm.) diam.; another Predynastic pottery bowl with flaring sides, 9 in. (23 cm.) diam., both Naqada II-III, circa 3700-3100 B.C.; and a small red pottery jar, Naqada III, circa 3250-3100 B.C., 4 in. (10 cm.) high (5)


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    Ink inscribed number "a 70" on item four and "F 16" on item five.

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    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.


    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of Victor Bowden, Norfolk, who acquired them between 1945 and 1972.