• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 3

    AN EGYPTIAN SPECKLED DIORITE JAR

    PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3200-3000 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN SPECKLED DIORITE JAR
    PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3200-3000 B.C.
    The squat rounded body with a wide disk rim off set from the shoulders, with two perforated horizontal lug handles, the interior well hollowed
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    with Nicholas Landau (1887-1979).
    Mrs. Marcelle Landau, Paris, 1992.