• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 77

    AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC WAVY-HANDLED POTTERY JAR

    NAQADA III, CIRCA 3200 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC WAVY-HANDLED POTTERY JAR
    NAQADA III, CIRCA 3200 B.C.
    The gently rounded body with twin wavy handles (one chipped), faint traces of red painted wavy lines remaining
    11 in. (28 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the Prof. Hans and Marie-Louise Erlenmeyer collection, Switzerland, acquired between 1943 and the early 1960s.