5 December 2012
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER MORTAR
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
The conical body tapering to the flat base, with u-shaped lugs merging with the flat wide rim, artfully exploiting the natural banding in the stone
9 15/16 in. (25.2 cm.) high
Private Collection, Switzerland, late 1970s-early 1980s.
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