Jar card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Jar

1973.1.248

Currently not on display

Information

Cylindrical jar with everted rim and slightly flaring sides. Flat base. Walls of vessel are 31 mm in thickness. Base marked in blue K9 or K4. Auction label adhered to the surface "947/3" and MacGregor sale label. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Surface loss, abraided, chipped, discoloured, surface dirt, label adhered to the side. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum no. 15732/2 "Cylindrical vessel in alabaster of rough finish. 6¾" high 5½" diameter". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (William MacGregor collection) Lot 947/3: "A Vase, of ovoid shape, in banded alabaster, 4 1/4 in. high by 4 in. diam.; also a cylindrical Vessel, in alabaster, with flat bottom and slightly projecting rim, 4 1/4 in. high by 2 3/4 in. diam; another, of rough and heavy make, 7 in. high by 5 1/4 in. diam.".