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    Sale 2007

    Antiquities

    4 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    THREE MINIATURE EGYPTIAN STONE VESSELS

    EARLY DYNASTIC TO NEW KINGDOM, 2920-1070 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE MINIATURE EGYPTIAN STONE VESSELS
    EARLY DYNASTIC TO NEW KINGDOM, 2920-1070 B.C.
    Including a mottled white stone jar, Early Dynastic, Dynasty I-II, the ovoid body on a disk base, with a short offset rim and twin perforated lug handles; a mottled black stone jar, Early Dynastic, Dynasty I, globular in form, with twin perforated lug handles, the disk rim separately made; and an alabaster jar, New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, the ovoid body on a flaring foot, with cylindrical neck and disk rim
    First: 2½ in. (6.4 cm.) wide (3)


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    Provenance

    with Shraga Qedar, Jerusalem, 1980.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION