Egyptian Veined Indurated Limestone New Years Flask
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An extraordinary New Kingdom Egyptian cream and tan veined indurated limestone New Years Flask of lentoid form with two ring handles at neck, flared rim, intact.

 

New Kingdom, Dynasties XVIII - XX, ca. 1550 - 1069 BC.

 

ex: the collection of Dr. Rudolph Schmidt (1900 - 1970), Solothurn, Switzerland; thence by descent

 

(#5295)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

Antiquarium Ltd. with Salon 94; Frieze Masters, London (5-8 October 2017) (2017) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIV (New York, 2016) p.10

Günther, Peter; Ägyptische Steingefässe der Sammlung Rudolph Schmidt, Solothurn (Zürich, 1988) p.75, no.182, pl.23, 46

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Petrie, WF; The Funeral Furniture of Egypt. Stone & Metal Vases (London, 1937) pl.36, no.916

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