11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 43,750
Estimate USD 14,000 - USD 18,000
AN EGYPTIAN SANDSTONE RELIEF
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.
Sculpted in raised relief, preserving a queen or goddess, her face in profile to the right, her torso frontal, wearing a tightly-fitted sheath and a vulture headdress over a long tripartite wig, a lappet falling along the right side of her breast, her face with full lips, a prominent nose, and a protruding chin
16¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
Kofler Collection, Lucerne, 1960s-1970s.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 9 December 1999, lot 244.
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