PROPERTY FROM THE PLAISANT JOZEF NESTOR COLLECTION
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX,
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE SHABTI FOR RUYU
New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX-XX,
White in color, depicted mummiform with the arms folded over the chest, holding a hoe in each hand, with a seedbag over his left shoulder, wearing a tripartite wig, with a single column of hieroglyphic text along the front reading "the illuminated one, the Osiris,...Ruyu, the justified"
5 3/8 in. (13.2 cm) high
Plaisant Jozef Nestor, acquired 1910-1940