4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
TWO EGYPTIAN BLACK-TOPPED POTTERY JARS
PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3200 B.C.
One ovoid in form, on a small flat base, with an offset mouth; and one conical in form, on a flat base with a slightly flaring rim
Each: 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high (2)
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with Samir Kando, Bethlehem, 1975.
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
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