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An Egyptian Limestone Cosmetic Vessel, Middle Kingdom, ca 2040-1786 BC
Reference No: EV505
An Egyptian Limestone Cosmetic Vessel, Middle Kingdom, ca 2040-1786 BC
Price : $ 1,500
EUR 1,398.15 GBP 1,195.65 AUD 2,299.50
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This limestone cosmetic vessel has a slender slightly flaring form with splayed foot and flat everted rim. Notes Cf. Petrie, "Stone and Metal Vases," pl. XI, for related examples. See also, Aston, "Ancient Egyptian Stone Vessels," no.34, p.104.

Condition: Some ancient wear to surface and with old accession marks on the base, as seen in photographs. Intact with no chips, cracks, or breaks and in overall very good condition

Dimensions: Height: 5.08cm (2in).

Provenance:   Private Australian collection acquired from the trade in the early 1960's.