A splendid and rare Egyptian glazed faience turquoise bowl with a pedestal base. A very unusual example to find on the current market. Examples of Egyptian faience bowls can be seen from the New Kingdom onward. During the New Kingdom the Egyptians made beautiful coloured examples called marsh bowls. Called so, due to the design of glamorous scenes of nature.
Egypt, Ptolemaic Period, C. 300 - 32 BC.
Size: 11 cms Diameter.
Condition: Excellent glaze remaining on this example. A chip on the rim.
Provenance: Purchased from a prominent UK Antiquities Gallery.
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