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PROPERTY FROM A NEW ENGLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION

An Egyptian Porphyritic Diorite Jar, Predynastic period (Nagada II)/1st dynasty, circa 3500-2900 B.C.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
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PROPERTY FROM A NEW ENGLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION

An Egyptian Porphyritic Diorite Jar, Predynastic period (Nagada II)/1st dynasty, circa 3500-2900 B.C.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 USD (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Egyptian, Classical, and Western Asiatic Antiquities

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An Egyptian Porphyritic Diorite Jar, Predynastic period (Nagada II)/1st dynasty, circa 3500-2900 B.C.
of ovoid form with finely contoured foot, tubular handles, and fragmentary everted rim.
Height 5 7/8 in. 15 cm.
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Provenance

Collection of Royall Tyler (1884-1953), Paris
then by descent to the current owner

 

Royall Tyler was an art historian, collector, and international financial expert based in Paris. In the 1920s and 30s he assembled a collection of early Egyptian, Persian, and Byzantine art, acquired mainly from dealers in Paris such as Dikran Kelekian and Joseph Brummer.

Catalogue Note

The form appears very close to W.M. Flinders Petrie and J.E. Quibell,  Naqada and Ballas: 1895,  London, 1896, pl. 7, 43.

Egyptian, Classical, and Western Asiatic Antiquities

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New York