An Egyptian green glazed composition New Year Flask
Lot 30
An Egyptian green glazed composition 'New Year' flask
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Egyptian green glazed composition 'New Year' flask
Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 664-525 B.C.
Of lentoid form, a broad collar incised around the shoulders, the incised text on one side reading 'May Ptah open a good year for its owner' and on the other side 'May Amun open a good year for its owner', the residual handles with lotus flower attachments, decorated below the disc rim resembling a papyrus column, 4in (10cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    With Harounoff & Co., Alexandria, Egypt, prior to 1956.
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