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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 120

    TWO EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC BLACK-TOPPED RED WARE JARS

    EARLY 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    TWO EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC BLACK-TOPPED RED WARE JARS
    EARLY 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Of red burnished tapered form, the second of ovoid form, 8½ in. (21 cm.) high max.; a late Dynasty XVIII core-formed glass rim fragment, circa 1350 B.C., 7/8 in. (2 cm.) long; two New Kingdom votive glazed composition plaques, each of a trussed bull, circa 1550-1069 B.C., 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) long max.; a blue glazed composition winged scarab, 4½ in. (11.5 cm.); four blue glazed composition Sons of Horus inlays, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) high max.; and a group of Egyptian glazed composition amulets of deities, a 'mummy' bead necklace, and steatite scarabs, all mainly 1st millennium B.C.(a lot)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner's grandfather in Egypt in the 1940s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    EGYPTIAN