09-14-2019 09-14-2019
Skinner Auctions
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3285B Boston
September 14, 2019 09:00 AMCalender

Alabaster Canopic Jar

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3285B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 14, 2019 10:00AM


Alabaster Canopic Jar, Egypt, possibly 400 BC, cylindrical jar slightly tapering at the base, the stopper carved to depict the baboon-headed god Hapi, the head with traces of gilt and paint, overall ht. 17 1/4 in.

Provenance: Descended in a private collection, Wilmington, Massachusetts.

Note: Accompanied by an undated typed description from Shreve, Crump & Low, Boston.
Estimate $400-600

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Crump & Low, Egypt, Wilmington