Egyptian Alabaster Cosmetic Vessel

SKU: MS.0073

Origin: Egypt
Circa: New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c. 1550-1292 B.C.
Dimensions: 1.8" Height x 5.2" Diameter (4.5cms x 13.2cms)
Medium: Alabaster

Round in form, with intersecting inner walls forming a cross and creating clossones

with Heinz Herzer, prior to 1964. Resandro collection, acquired from the above.

A section of rim (approx. 6 cm. wide) has been restored with cream-coloured infill. Minor worn chips to rim with an area of flaked chips to one side of vessel. Light dirt encrustation along raised band and some brown staining to rim. Hairline stress crack on one side of vessel, running from rim to underside of vessel.
Faint traces of pencil reading '20..' on underside.

I. Grimm-Stadelmann (ed.), Aesthetic Glimpses, Masterpieces of Ancient Egyptian Art, The Resandro Collection, Munich, 2012, p. 45, no. R-152.


New Kingdom

Egyptian Alabaster Cosmetic Vessel

New Kingdom

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