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Egypt - New Kingdom Period - Ceramic Triple Inkwell

Antiquities - Egyptian


LOT 621

Estimate
GBP (£) 160 - 240
EUR (€) 180 - 270
USD ($) 220 - 340
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £391

EGYPT - NEW KINGDOM PERIOD - CERAMIC TRIPLE INKWELL

New Kingdom, circa 1550 BC - 1070 AD. A large ceramic pot decorated on its vertical surface with a complex incised interlaced pattern; in the top three thick-rimmed holes with lids, one possibly not belonging; the interior comprising three separate chambers for different colours or grades of ink for use in writing on papyrus. 525 grams, 125 mm wide.

Condition
Two minor chips, otherwise fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Lord Grenfell's collection.

Footnotes
The interlace decoration was later associated with the Egyptian Coptic church in the early centuries AD.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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