Lot 12

AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION LOTUS CUP New Kingdom, 18th – 21st Dynasty, Circa 1550 – 1296 B.C. Standing on a circular foot surmounted by a short waisted stem, the bowl of the cup flares upwards, decorated with incised linear decoration creating the impression of a lotus flower, 11.2cm high,  Literature: A similar, more detailed, example can be seen in the British Museum, museum no. EA26226 Provenance: Collection of Gawain McKinley (1945 – 1996), acquired 1978.

Estimate: £2,500-£4,500