Large footed chalice. Compare shape with W. M. F. Petrie, Stone and Metal Vases (London, 1937) no. 816. On the base is a label with serrated edge adhered to surface with printed number 307 which is how Robert de Rustafjaell collection items were labelled in the Wellcome collection. Marked in red on the base: Gurna. Marked in pencil on the side is the auction lot number "195/22". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 19-21 December 1906 (Robert de Rustafjaell collection) Lot 195/22: "A number of small vases, in alabaster. etc.". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Pitted, chipped, surface dirt, worn.