25 October 2006
A LARGE EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOODEN ANTHROPOID MASK
LATE PERIOD, 7TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
The almond-shaped eyes with tapering cosmetic lines and short upper lashes, and painted brows, mounted
15½ in. (39 cm.) high
Formerly the property of the film director John Schlesinger, C.B.E. (1926-2003); and thence by descent.
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