Lady Iya Abdy, Paris (1901-1967)
Drouot-Richelieu, Paris, November 10th, 1993, no. 171, illus.
Jean-Luc Chalmin, London, 1994
In Egyptian funerary terminology the phrase"Pure Place" designates the royal embalming chamber.
The modern base bears the stamp of Inagaki, the Paris-based Japanese base-maker who was mainly working between the two world wars.
Cf. B. v. Bothmer, H. de Meulenaere and H.W. Mueller, Egyptian Sculpture of the Late Period 700 B.C. to A.D. 100, Brooklyn, 1960, no. 57, figs. 132-4
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