Lot 8

AN EGYPTIAN BRIGHT BLUE GLAZED HIPPOPOTAMUS Depicted with a large snout, bulging eyes, a plump body and short, stumpy legs, with decoration in dark pigment, highlighting the mouth, eyes and ears and depicting a lotus flower on the back of the head and on the haunches with dot designs on the flanks and forelegs, 15.3cm long, 6.3cm high,  Provenance: Collection of Professor Abram Rigg (1909 – 1978), Cleveland, acquired in the 1930s; American private collection 2001.

Estimate: £700-£900