11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD MUMMY MASK
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXV-XXVI, 712-525 B.C.
From an anthropoid sarcophagus, representing the deceased with yellow skin tones, dark blue-green painted hieroglyphic eyes and cosmetic brows, with black irises, wearing a striated feathered tripartite wig with a decorative band, and an elaborate broad collar
18½ in. (47 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
Acquired by the family of the current owner in the 1950s.
Property from a Connecticut Private Collection
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