• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 32

    AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED CARTONNAGE FOOT FRAGMENT

    PTOLEMAIC PERIOD-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED CARTONNAGE FOOT FRAGMENT
    PTOLEMAIC PERIOD-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
    The two sandal-strapped feet with ladder patterned border, the ankles bordered with ankh (life) and djed (stability) frieze, traces of gilding on the nails, the underside painted with a pair of chequerboard soles with papyrus column between
    23.5 cm. long


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.