Egyptian Alabaster Kohl Jar

SKU: HQ.0053

Origin: Egypt
Circa: New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1550 - 1352 BC
Dimensions: 3.6" Height (9 cm)
Medium: Alabaster

A large, very fine example with a highly polished surface. The squat vessel, with slightly flared base, a wide shoulder leading into a narrow recessed neck and an exquisitely carved wide disc rim. The vessel's interior, drilled cylindrically, shows remnants of kohl.

Collection of Carl Leonhard Burckhardt (1902-1965); Private Collection Los Angeles, CA

Overall in good condition with a polished surface, repair to the rim as pictured.

Comp: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/Y_EA29336 and https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/Y_EA29337

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