Item one: for a similar complete jar, cf. exhibition catalogue, Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom 1558-1085 B.C., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1982, pp. 131-132, no. 126. It is suggested that these jars may have been used to pour spiced liquids or to contain perfume. Also, cf. D. C. Patch, Reflections of Greatness, Pittsburgh, 1990, p. 57, no. 42, for the lower half of a simliar 'cosmetic vessel'.
See illustration on page 169 for part lot.