Lot 13
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An Egyptian Wood Forearm from an Over-lifesize Figure of a Man, Middle Kingdom, probably 12th Dynasty, 1938-1759 B.C.

Estimate
60,000 - 90,000 USD
Sold
56,250 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Wood Forearm from an Over-lifesize Figure of a Man
the clenched hand formerly holding a walking staff, three of the fingers with ivory-or shell-inset fingernails remaining, an inserted square tenon for attachment to the upper arm; remains of black and red pigment.

Provenance

private collection, Paris, 1950s
French private collection, acquired in the 1960s
Galerie Serres, Paris

Literature

Sotheby's, New York, June 6th, 2006, no. 61, illus.
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