A Nubian cup, 1st Century BC; a saucer dish, late period 24th Dynasty; two Pre-Dynastic bowls and a vase (5)
Lot 6
Five Egyptian terracotta vessels 5
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,853) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Five Egyptian terracotta vessels
Predynastic - Third Intermediate Period, circa 4500-702 B.C.
Three Predynastic terracotta vessels, including a cylindrical jar, with everted rim and gently tapering body, decorated with white slip, a thin band of scallops and a purple-red net pattern, 11in (28cm), and two undecorated jars, Naqada III, circa 3500-3200 B.C., 2½in (6.5) and 4¼in (10.5); a saucer dish, with red polish inside, Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.; and a Nubian tall footed goblet, decorated with a band of red and white blobs underneath the rim and an incised line on the body, Ballana period, circa 5th-6th Century A.D., 4¾in (12cm) (5)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collected by a botanist and Fellow of Saint John's College, Cambridge, who was posted to Egypt between 1904-1914.
    The Predynastic vase: ex W. L. Balls collection, formed between 1882 and 1960.
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