5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN PRIVATE COLLECTION
TWO EGYPTIAN PAINTED CARTONNAGE ELEMENTS
LATE PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Brightly painted, including a pectoral with a uraeus-flanked solar disk above a beaded broad collar with falcon terminals, the goddess Nut kneeling below, her wings outstretched, a single plume in each hand; and a leg covering with the four sons of Horus, all facing in
Leg covering: 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm.) long (2)
Private Collection, Europe, 1960s.
with Antiquarium, New York, 1999 (The Good Life: Luxury Objects of the Ancient World, pp. 12-13).
Mr. & Mrs. Charles N. Newhall, III, Owings Mills, Maryland.
Mr. & Mrs. Charles, W. Newhall, III; Christie's New York, 9 December 2010, lot 37 (part).
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