Naqada Pre-Dynastic Vase

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Naqada II, 3500-3200 B.C.
Material: Ceramic
Dimensions: 11 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1048
Provenance: Old Belgian private collection, thence Parisian art market.
Condition: Except for a very small chip on the rim an intact vase from pre-dynastic Egypt.
Description: Over 5 000 year-old, hand made, ovoid ceramic vase with flat base and overhanging rim. On the shoulders two pierced handles attached. On the typical crème color basis are painted horizontal and vertical wavy lines. Below the handles small zigzag pattern, even on the base is décor.