25 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
AN EGYPTIAN GRANODIORITE FEMALE BUST
NEW KINGDOM, MID 18TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 1504-1352 B.C.
7 in. (18 cm.) high
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This bust originally would have been from a pair statue, depicting a husband and wife. Her face seems to have been ritually damaged in antiquity.
with Kamel Abdalla Hammouda, Cairo.
Leighton A. Wilkie (1900-1993), Illinois, acquired from the above, 11 April 1970.
The Leighton A. Wilkie Collection; Antiquities, Bonhams, London, 26 April 2007, lot 175.
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