• 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 34 A

    AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD SERVANT FIGURE

    MIDDLE KINGDOM, CIRCA 1750 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD SERVANT FIGURE
    MIDDLE KINGDOM, CIRCA 1750 B.C.
    25.5 cm. high; two painted wood oxen, mounted on a wooden plough, Middle Kingdom, circa 1750 B.C., 9 cm. high (ox); a wood falcon; a wood shabti; a painted wood beard; an ear, all 4th-1st B.C., 22 cm. long max.; and a turquoise glazed composition winged scarab encased in mummy wrapping, possibly Late Period, 7th-3rd Century B.C., 15.8 cm. long (8)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.