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An Egyptian Alabaster Collar Vessel, Old Kingdom, Dynasty VI, ca. 2345 - 2181 BCE

EV1551c

$650 USD

Of creamy alabaster, this distinct Old Kingdom cosmetic vessel features a double rim that is classified as a 'collar rim, a wide mouth, and a long narrow body that tapers to a small flat bottom

For a similar example, see: Petrie, W.M.F., The Funeral Furniture Of Egypt: Stone and Metal Vases, Wiltshire: Aris and Phillips Ltd., 1937, pl. XXVII, no. 523.

Dimensions: Height: 2 5/8 inches (6.6 cm)

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance: Ex. John N. Winnie, Jr. collection, Georgia, 1980’s - 1990’s.


Category: Stone, Under $1000, Vessels