Auction 106
By Bertolami Fine Art
Apr 22, 2022
London, Italy
22 aprile 2022 ore 12:00 CEST (11:00 BST)
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LOT 4:

EGYPTIAN GLAZED BIRD-SHAPED FLASK 
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1549 - 1292 BC 
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EGYPTIAN GLAZED BIRD-SHAPED FLASK 
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1549 - 1292 BC 
length cm 8 

Polychrome glazed vessel in the form of a bird, maybe an Egyptian goose or a turtle dove. The body is decorated with an alternation of festoons (feathers) and spirals (tail and neck) of white, yellow and azure lines. The beak is yellow and the eyes are white with the pupils represented by an azure dots.
Beak chipped, otherwise intact; extremely fragile.

Provenance. English private collection; in the collection of O. Burchard, Zurich, until 1983; formerly part of the collection of M. Hess, Basel - Hotel Jura.

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