8 June 2004
AN EGYPTIAN CALCITE-ALABASTER VESSEL
EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY I-II, 2920-2649 B.C.
The tall cylindrical vessel slightly waisted, on a flat base, the overhanging rim with a raised band below
11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high
European Private Collection, 1970s.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
For a related example compare no. 20 in Saleh and Sourouzian, Official Catalogue, The Egyptian Museum Cairo.
This October, works by Haring, Oehlen and Kiefer will be offered from the collection of the influential German gallerist
Post-War and Contemporary Art specialist Hala Khayat discusses Abdul Hadi El Gazzar’s 1951 masterwork