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* A rare Nabatean Stone Vessel, ca 1st century CE

MV2001

$4,950 USD

of elongated oval form, both sides carved in raised relief with face surmounting a floral garland, two fish on either side of the portraiture.  The smooth interior incised with petal pattern.

Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall

Dimensions: Height: 3 1/8 inches (8.7 cm), Width: 3.5 inches (8.89 cm) at the largest point.

Provenance: Private Delaware collection acquired in the 1930s and then by descent.  Old label attached to the base that reads:  "Nabataean, 1 A.D. (Shifta) Sinai, gift from Israelian Air Force.