• Antiquities  auction at Christies

    Sale 2232

    Antiquities

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 14

    AN EGYPTIAN WOOD SHABTI

    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, 1307-1070 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN WOOD SHABTI
    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, 1307-1070 B.C.
    Depicted mummiform with the arms crossing the chest, wearing a striated tripartite wig, the face finely carved with contoured brows and eyes with elongated cosmetic lines, traces of white pigment in the striations of the wig
    9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Belgian Private Collection, late 1970s-1980s.
    with Charles Ede, London, 2005.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III