Egyptian Veined Indurated Limestone New Year Flask

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

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