6 Egyptian Predynastic terracotta jars 3
Lot 7*
Six Egyptian Predynastic burnished pottery vessels 6
Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,815) inc. premium
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Six Egyptian Predynastic burnished pottery vessels
Naqada I-III, circa 4000-3000 B.C.
Including two black top examples, both black glazed on the interior and below the rim, one a bowl of elliptical form with a flat base, 7¾in (19.5cm) long, the other a jar of ovoid form tapering to a narrow base, 5½in (14cm) high; and four red burnished vessels, one an ovoid jar with a short upright rim, 4¼in (10.7cm) high, another a squat globular jar, 4½in (11.4cm) diam, and two piriform vessels of similar form, the interior black glazed, one with an old collection label, 7½in (19cm) max height, repaired (6)

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  • Provenance:
    Property from an American deceased estate, acquired between 1970 and 1989.
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