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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED POTTERY JAR

    NEW KINGDOM, LATE DYNASTY XVIII, 1391-1307 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED POTTERY JAR
    NEW KINGDOM, LATE DYNASTY XVIII, 1391-1307 B.C.
    Ovoid in form, with a cream ground painted primarily blue with details in black and red, in three registers, including descending petals at the shoulders, a register of long pointed petals above a register of lotus flowers and buds, the registers divided by thin and broad bands
    19 in. (48.2 cm.) high


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    For Egyptian blue-painted pottery, many from the Amarna Period, see nos. 71-83 in Brovarski, et al., Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom.

    Provenance

    Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946).