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A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRECCIA BOWL, 1ST/2ND DYNASTY, 2965-2750 B.C.

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRECCIA BOWL, 1ST/2ND DYNASTY, 2965-2750 B.C.

A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRECCIA BOWL, 1ST/2ND DYNASTY, 2965-2750 B.C.

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRECCIA BOWL, 1ST/2ND DYNASTY, 2965-2750 B.C.


of deep rounded form with broad shoulder and beveled rim. 

Diameter 29.2 cm.

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probably Paul Wallraf (1890-1981) Collection, London

probably Spink and Son, London

Sotheby’s, New York, June 18th, 1991, no. 13, illus.

Sotheby's, New York, December 8th, 2015, no. 3

Cf. W. M. Flinders-Petrie, Stone and Metal Vases, repr. 1977, pls. XIX- XXI, and W. Needler, Predynastic and Archaic Egypt in The Brooklyn Museum, 1984, no. 129, for vessels related in form.


Paul Wallraf, a member of a banking family in Cologne, left there in 1934 and settled in London. He and his second wife, Muriel Ezra, née Sassoon, assembled a very large and fine collection of paintings, drawings, bronzes, and other works of art, all housed in two apartments on Grosvenor Place.