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EV1503

An Egyptian Alabaster Vessel, New Kingdom, ca. 1539-1077 BC

the conical form carved from a cream coloured alabaster, a small single handle with hole for attachment, extends at a 90 deg angle from the flat rim, and another hole drilled into the shoulder is directly opposite.   Please note: the stand photographed with this vessel is not included.

Dimensions:Height: Overall: 6 7/16 x 4 1/8 in. (16.4 x 10.5 cm)

Condition:  Age appropriate wear with some minor losses to the body and rim that do not detract, the vessel is intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance:Private collection of the late Mrs. Elias-Vaes, Netherlands, acquired 1960s or early 1970s, acquired from Christie's Amsterdam, 2010 and on loan to the Michael C. Carlos Museum from 2010 - 2015, loan #: L2010.015.003. Exhibited: Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 708.

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