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Egyptian alabaster stemmed cup

E246

£850.00

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A fine carved alabaster stemmed chalice-cup with a waisted body and elegantly flared rim.

Culture
Egypt, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, c. 1292-1189 BC

Size
10.1 x 6.8 cms

Condition
One side of body/rim repaired with minor associated losses, base with several losses as seen in the photographs. Brown accretions around the rim (not restoration) and residue of ancient contents in the base of the interior. The vessel would benefit greatly from professional restoration.

Provenance
Ex. private collection, London, UK; acquired early to mid 20th Century

For a close parallel please compare item 1977.112.129 in Liverpool Museum.

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