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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 7

    AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED POTTERY JAR

    NEW KINGDOM, 18TH DYNASTY, AMARNA PERIOD, CIRCA 1352-1336 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED POTTERY JAR
    NEW KINGDOM, 18TH DYNASTY, AMARNA PERIOD, CIRCA 1352-1336 B.C.
    Ovoid in form, with a cream ground, decorated with a register of light blue painted stylized petals and three plain bands, with red and black bands and outlines

    11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high


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    PUBLISHED:
    W. Hornbostel, Kunst der Antike - Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Mainz, 1977, cat. no. 163.

    Provenance

    Private collection, Hamburg, acquired prior to 1977; and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Exhibited

    Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kunst der Antike: Schätze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz, 21 January-6 March 1977.