Egyptian Alabaster Jar
with bulbous body and long tubular neck with rolled rim, an incised and painted floral collar at the shoulder, “tied” around the back of the vase, and a single loop handle.
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX (ca. 1304-1195 BC)
Height: 10.1 cm. (4 in.)
Collection of Gaston Maspero, Paris (1846-1916). French passport 094498, dated 24 August, 2007.
Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VII. (New York, 2009) p.5Christie’s; Antiquities. Including Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein (South Kensington, 04.30.2008) no.233
Comparandum:Museum of Fine Arts Boston; Egypt’s Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom. 1558-1085 BC (Boston, 1982) no.114Kayser, Hans; Agyptisches Kunsthandwerk (Braunschweig, 1969) p.100, no.93