Early-Dynastic Alabaster Vase

Culture: Egyptian
Period: 1st-2nd Dynasty, ca. 3000-2600 B.C.
Material: Alabaster
Dimensions: 12.8 cm x 12.2 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 1075
Provenance: From the collection of art dealer Nicolas Landau (1887-1979). Thence collection Wolfgang Zoepnek, Dassendorf, Germany. Acquired at Galerie Günther Puhze on 24 September 2014. With certificate and invoice of Galerie Günther Puhze.
Condition: A small chip on the rim, otherwise wonderfully preserved.
Description: Cylindrical alabaster storage vessel with thick wall, flat base and a bulge outwardly protruding rim. Appealing grain. On the base several old collection labels. For type reference see: Wilfried Seipel, „Ägypten – Götter, Gräber und die Kunst“, Linz 1989, Nr. 20.