AN EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME TERRACOTTA CANOPIC JAR LID
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AN EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME TERRACOTTA CANOPIC JAR LID

DYNASTY XVIII, REIGN OF HATSHEPSUT/TUTHMOSIS III, CIRCA 1490-1402 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME TERRACOTTA CANOPIC JAR LID
DYNASTY XVIII, REIGN OF HATSHEPSUT/TUTHMOSIS III, CIRCA 1490-1402 B.C.
Human-headed, wearing a striped wig, the face with painted eyes, eyebrows and cosmetic lines, a slight smile on the lips and a large collar around the neck
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) high, 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam.
Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Gaston Maspero (1846-1916).
Special notice
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis. Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries. This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

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Lot Essay

Cf. J. Bourriau, Pottery from the Nile Valley before the Arab Conquest, Cambridge, 1981, p. 113, no 227, for similar.

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