Egyptian Alabaster Amphora
of the finest workmanship, extremely thin walled, with two lug handles at shoulder of bulbous body, a short flared mouth. Insignificant chipping at rim, no repair or restoration.
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, ca. 1550-1292 BC
Height: 14 cm. (5 1/2 in.)
Acquired by Ms. B., New York, 1992 from South African collection of Mr. Gawain McKinley, acquired late 1970's European market.
Exhibited: Antiquarium Ltd. with Salon 94; Frieze Masters, London (5-8 October 2017) (2017) Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIII. (New York, 2015) p.12
Comparandum:Lilyquist, Christine ; Egyptian Stone Vessels. Khian through Tuthmosis IV (New York, 1995) pp.59-61, fig.147