Lot 3
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An Egyptian Wood Applique, Ptolemaic Period, 304-30 B.C.

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 USD
Sold
8,750 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Wood Applique
in the form of a seated god holding a fragmentary was-scepter, and wearing a long enveloping garment, ribbed beard, and tripartite wig once surmounted by a headdress; remains of gesso.

Provenance

Dikran Khan Kelekian, inv. no. 6935, sold between 1935 and 1940
German private collection, acquired circa 1970

Catalogue Note

For a closely related example see Sotheby's, Monaco, Antiquités et objets d'art. Collection de Martine, Comtesse de Béhague provenant de la Succession du Marquis de Ganay, December 5th,1987, no. 112.

The object is mounted on a French 1920s/1930s base; on the back is a Kelekian label with cut corners and red border inscribed "6935/KHO."

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