• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 280

    AN EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME GESSO-PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF PTAH-SOKAR-OSIRIS

    CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY BC

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME GESSO-PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF PTAH-SOKAR-OSIRIS
    CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY BC
    The mummiform god wearing a broad collar, with painted hieroglyphic inscription below, the base with a falcon which slides over an offering cavity, the base with hieroglyphic dedicatory frieze
    18¼ in. (46.3 cm.) high overall


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    Provenance

    Acquired by Juan March Ordinas from Costa Antiguedades, Palma, Mallorca circa 1940 and thence by descent.