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AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN STYLE ALABASTER JAR, IN THE MIDDLE KINGDOM PERIOD (2050-1640 BC) TASTE,

the pale translucent stone with fatty interior texture and russet inclusions, with a flat slightly sloped flared mouth over a gently tapered neck, above a rounded bubble form body, on a flat base. Height: 4 5/8" Diameter: 3 3/4"

Condition:

Expected a few chips near mouth, interior rough, lovey large and small teeth chisel marks throughout exterior, nice buttery exterior, some marks on base, but overall in good to very good condition, wear commensurate with age. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized
$175
02/16/2020

 

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