11 December 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III
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
Belgian Private Collection, late 1970s-1980s.
with Charles Ede, London, 2005.
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