• 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 B

    AN EGYPTIAN GESS0-PAINTED CARTONNAGE FUNERARY MASK

    LATE PERIOD, 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN GESS0-PAINTED CARTONNAGE FUNERARY MASK
    LATE PERIOD, 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    With petal headbands, on perspex mount; together with a wood funerary mask, late 1st Millennium B.C., 27 cm. high; an inscribed painted wood shrine panel with blue glass scarab barque, back probably repainted, late 2nd - early 1st Millennium B.C.; and a terracotta shabti figure
    31 cm. high (4)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Exhibited

    (3): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 677