A fragmentary Egyptian wood vase

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Lot 149*
A fragmentary Egyptian wood vase

Sold for £ 6,250 (US$ 8,162) inc. premium

Antiquities

28 Nov 2018, 10:30 GMT

London, New Bond Street

A fragmentary Egyptian wood vase
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1550-1292 B.C.
The body incised with a marsh scene of a cow amongst papyri umbels, incised with a band of notched decoration at the rim, the neck decorated with lotus flower motifs, the shoulder with a radiating petal pattern, the remains of the arched handle with scroll terminals, 24cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Monsieur X; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 14 October 1971, lot 66.
    Deceased estate of Monsieur M.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 25 October 2006, lot 199.
    Private collection.

    For an Egyptian wood jar of similar form see R. E. Freed et alii, Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of living in the New Kingdom, Boston, 1982, p.204, fig. 238: this vase is smaller than the present lot and forms part of a figurative group of a servant girl holding the amphora which is probably intended for holding cosmetics.
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