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Four Miniature Vessels, circa 4th millennium B.C./1st Millennium A.D.

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 GBP

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

Four Miniature Vessels, circa 4th millennium B.C./1st Millennium A.D.

Four Miniature Vessels, circa 4th millennium B.C./1st Millennium A.D.

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,772

GBP

Property from a Swiss Private Collection

Four Miniature Vessels

circa 4th millennium B.C./1st Millennium A.D.


comprising of an Egyptian breccia jar, Predynastic period, Naqada II/1st dynasty, circa 3500-2900 B.C., an Egyptian anhydrite jar, New Kingdom, 1540-1075 B.C., an Egyptian dark green stone lentoid flask, probably New Kingdom, 1554-1080 B.C., and a late Roman core-formed glass vessel, circa 4th/5th century A.D.

Tallest 5 cm.; shortest 3.2 cm.

Breccia jar: circa 30 percent of overhanging part of rim mostly missing, the rest slightly abraded; shoulder and top and edges of handles somewhat weathered.

Anhydrite vessel: very small shallow chip on neck; two more underneath base near edge.

Lentoid flask: one handle missing, rim chipped on one side between handles.

Clear jar: chips and abrasions along most of base; one deep chip, another shallower next to it, and some minor nicks and abrasions to beveled edge of rim.


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Carl Leonhard Burckhardt (b. 1902, Basel, d. 1965, Alexandria)
thence by descent