• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE PAIR STATUE WITH SEATED COUPLE

    POSSIBLY LATE DYNASTY XVII/EARLY DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1550 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE PAIR STATUE WITH SEATED COUPLE
    POSSIBLY LATE DYNASTY XVII/EARLY DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1550 B.C.
    With arms crossed affectionately behind each other, the man wearing a short baggy wig, his wife a long tripartite wig, mounted
    5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Previously in the Täckholm Collection, 1890-1940, Sweden; the collection was mainly formed by Professor Richard Täckholm (1865-1937) and Professor Vivi Laurent-Täckholm who lived in Cairo between 1923-1978.