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Attractive Egyptian alabaster cosmetic jar
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Description
An attractive Egyptian alabaster cosmetic jar, Early Dynastic, c. 2920 - 2575 BC, carved in beautifully banded stone, with rounded shoulders and tapered foot, the rim is wide and the interior is roughly hollowed out. H: 3 1/4 in (8.3 cm). Cf. Petrie, William Matthew Flinders. Funeral Furniture of Egypt; Stone and Metal Vases. p.8, 20; pl. XXV, No. 462. Ex Devon, UK private collection acquired in the 1950's - 60's, thence by descent.
Condition
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections , the effects of aging, or repair/restoration work. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid, and we will be happy to give you a full overview of the items' condition. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource Auctions’ Conditions of Sale.
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Attractive Egyptian alabaster cosmetic jar

Estimate $450 - $700
Aug 01, 2020
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Starting Price $400
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0041: Attractive Egyptian alabaster cosmetic jar

Sold for $550
6 Bids
Est. $450 - $700Starting Price $400
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Lot 0041 Details

Description
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An attractive Egyptian alabaster cosmetic jar, Early Dynastic, c. 2920 - 2575 BC, carved in beautifully banded stone, with rounded shoulders and tapered foot, the rim is wide and the interior is roughly hollowed out. H: 3 1/4 in (8.3 cm). Cf. Petrie, William Matthew Flinders. Funeral Furniture of Egypt; Stone and Metal Vases. p.8, 20; pl. XXV, No. 462. Ex Devon, UK private collection acquired in the 1950's - 60's, thence by descent.
Condition
...
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections , the effects of aging, or repair/restoration work. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid, and we will be happy to give you a full overview of the items' condition. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource Auctions’ Conditions of Sale.

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