• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 154

    AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC BRECCIA JAR

    CIRCA 3200 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC BRECCIA JAR
    CIRCA 3200 B.C.
    The ovoid body with flat base and twin cylindrical lug handles
    7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Reputedely found together with lot 153 in Abusir, Egypt in the 1930s.
    Formerly in the collection of the German archaeologist and architect Udo Schwalm (1905-1994), formed between the 1930s and the 1970s.


    Exhibited

    Treasures of Lost Times, Mikkel Museum, Tallinn, Estonia, 2 February - 31 December 2009.