Serpentine vessel



Accession Number
W1422
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Cosmetic and medical equipment and implements, Kohl, Kohl pot
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Material
Stone/minerals (Serpentine)
Measurements
height 5cm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Serpentine cosmetic jar, 5cm high. Aston type 162, early New Kingdom. Purchased by Wellcome from the MacGregor collection in 1922.

Other Identity
(Wellcome label attached to object) | 148 | 987 (lot) | 121 X | X
Auction
Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge: 19–21 Dec 1906
Previous Owners
Robert de Rustafjaell (1859–1943) | Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 05 Aug 2020

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