20 April 2005
AN EGYPTIAN PURPLISH-BROWN GLAZED COMPOSITION HEAD
NEW KINGDOM, RAMESSIDE PERIOD (1295-1070 B.C.)
With eyes recessed for inlay, faintly extended eyeline and remains of false beard; and an Egyptian turquoise glazed composition head of Ptaichos, wearing skull cap, Ptolemaic, 4th-1st Century B.C., both mounted
7/8 in. (2.1 cm.) and 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high respectively (2)
Item two: Maurice Nahman (1868-1948), ink inscribed inventory numbers. Jean-Marie Talleux collection: sold Drouot Richelieu, 6 December 1995, lot 181.
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