3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,750
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
AN EGYPTIAN STUCCO MUMMY MASK OF A WOMAN
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 80-100 A.D.
Her black-painted hair arranged in rows of circular curls at the front and pulled into a chignon at the crown of the head, her almond-shaped eyes lidded, the brows ridged, with a straight nose, high cheek bones, and a rounded chin, the small mouth pursed into a smile, wearing an applied beaded necklace, some beads preserved high on the neck, portions of a blue-green mantle preserved behind the head
12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high
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with Mathias Komor (1909-1984), New York.
Property from the Estate of Richard Avedon; Sotheby's, New York, 14 October 2005, lot 41.
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR