An Egyptian Pre-Dynastic pottery vessel and an Egyptian red burnished pottery cup 2
Lot 5
An Egyptian Predynastic pottery vessel and an Egyptian red burnished pottery cup 2
Sold for £1,560 (US$ 2,444) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Egyptian burnished red pottery cup
An Egyptian Predynastic pottery vessel
Naqada II, circa 3400-3200
Of globular form with barrel-shaped lug handles and a flat everted rim, the decoration applied in red slip on a buff ground, consisting of concentric circles interspersed with vertical 'water' lines, horizontal rows of 'water' lines on and above the handles, 5¾ in (14.5cm) high, repaired, and an Egyptian red burnished pottery cup of alabastron form, the cylindrical body tapering to the pointed base, the plain rim painted with a band of black slip, Middle Kingdom, 2050-1786 B.C., 7in (18cm), some wear (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Property of a German private collector. The Pre-Dynastic vessel was acquired from Sotheby's in the early 1980s.
Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Similar Items