Old Kingdom Egyptian carved basalt cosmetic palette

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Old Kingdom Egyptian carved basalt cosmetic palette

Stock Number:
y4081
$ 2950.00

Description

An Old Kingdom carved basalt cosmetic palette in the form of a cartouche. The outer flat edges with incised motif. The centre displaying significant wear indicating extensive use. 

Ex T. McAllister Collection, United Kingdom 1970's Art Market, Acquired from him during the 1990's while he resided in Queensland.

Origin:

Old kingdom, circa 2494 to 2181 B.C., Egypt.

Dimensions:

Length: 18.5 cm / Width: 10.3 cm

Condition:

Ancient chips on the outer edge, in overall fine condition.