Predynastic piriform pottery vessel, circa 3000 B.C.
Lot 4
An Egyptian Predynastic painted pottery jar
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 5,810) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Egyptian Predynastic painted pottery jar An Egyptian Predynastic painted pottery jar
An Egyptian Predynastic painted pottery jar
Naqada II-III, circa 3500-3200 B.C.
The ovoid jar with wavy handles to either side, three flamingos above one handle, three ibexes above the other, the body with wavy red lines above and below, 10in (25.2cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Monsieur B.
    Collection of Madame T. J, France.
    L'Etude Choppin de Janvry, Drouot, Paris, 15 December 2004, lot 88.
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