• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 12

    AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE CUP FOR SETY I

    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX, REIGN OF SETY I, 1306-1290 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE CUP FOR SETY I
    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX, REIGN OF SETY I, 1306-1290 B.C.
    Turquoise blue in color, of tapering cylindrical form, with an off-set base and disk rim, inscribed in black glaze with two columns of hieroglyphs, reading: "Lord of the Two Lands Menmaatre (Sety I), Beloved of Sokar-Osiris"
    2 in. (5.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    German Private Collection, 1975.