6 July 2016
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER OFFERING TABLE
OLD KINGDOM, 5TH-6TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 2494-2181 B.C.
The flat table on high pedestal foot, hollowed out on the underside
13 in. (33 cm.) diam.
with J.-P. Mariaud de Serres, Paris, from whom acquired by the present owner in May 1981.
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