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    Sale 2174

    Antiquities

    3 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 30

    AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY AMPHORA

    ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY AMPHORA
    ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Ovoid in form, painted in dark brown with two bands of leaves with undulating stems, thin and thick plain bands in between, the shoulders with columns of vines, saw-tooth in between, with twin ring handles
    15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high


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    For the shape and type see pl. 97.23 in Kelley, The Pottery of Ancient Egypt.

    Provenance

    with Anavian Gallery, New York, 1982.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION