Lot 27A: An Egyptian polychrome jar representing Bes
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: An Egyptian polychrome jar representing Bes, Roman Egypt, c. 3rd - 4th Century AD, the body with a face modeled into the side with large almond-shaped eyes, conical nose and small ears. The features are detailed in black slip, the rest of the vessel adorned with geometric decoration in red and black slip. H: 5 3/8 in (13.7 cm). Mineral encrustation. Ex New Jersey estate.
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