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An Egyptian Basalt Jar, Predynastic Period (Nagada II)/ 1st Dynasty, circa 3500-2900 B.C.

Property from the Collection of Peter Sharrer

An Egyptian Basalt Jar, Predynastic Period (Nagada II)/ 1st Dynasty, circa 3500-2900 B.C.

An Egyptian Basalt Jar, Predynastic Period (Nagada II)/ 1st Dynasty, circa 3500-2900 B.C.

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Property from the Collection of Peter Sharrer

An Egyptian Basalt Jar, Predynastic Period (Nagada II)/ 1st Dynasty, circa 3500-2900 B.C.


of ovoid form with finely contoured offset foot, tubular handles, and everted rim.

Height 6.5 cm.

Appears to be intact. Very minor scratches, surface wear and pitting throughout.


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Robert Taylor, New York, 1960s/1970s
Ron Braddish, New York, early 1970s-2011 (Arte Primitivo, New York, December 8th, 2011, no. 271, illus.)
art market, London, 2011-2012
acquired by the present owner from the above
“Yes, wonderful things”. Egyptian Art from 3000-100 B.C., Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch, in collaboration with Claire Brown Art, London, 2022, cat. no. 12, illus.
For the form cf. W. M. Flinders-Petrie and J. E. Quibell, Nagada and Ballas, London, 1895, pl. VIII, 23 and 32. Also compare Sotheby’s, New York, June 3rd, 2015, no. 2.