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Modern Wedgwood Solid Black Jasper Canopic Jar and Cover

Auction:
3020B
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3020B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 13, 2017 4:00PM

Description:

Modern Wedgwood Solid Black Jasper Canopic Jar and Cover, England, 1978, with applied terra-cotta jasper bands of hieroglyphs and zodiac signs above Egyptian motifs, impressed mark, ht. 9 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Victor & Muriel Polikoff Collection.
Estimate $500-700

In very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Muriel Polikoff, Canopic jar, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Egyptian languages, Foot, Hieroglyph, Jar stand, Mouth, Quail chick, Viper, Vulture, Wedgwood, Writing systems of Africa, United Kingdom

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