• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 5

    AN EGYPTIAN GRANODIORITE JAR

    PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3200 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN GRANODIORITE JAR
    PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3200 B.C.
    Of broad, rounded form, the wide disk rim slightly off set from the shoulders, the inner rim bevelled, with two unperforated horizontal lugs, the base flat, the interior well hollowed
    7 in. (17.7 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    with Nicholas Landau (1887-1979), Paris.
    Mrs. Marcelle Landau, Paris, 1992.