Lot 8
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An Egyptian Greywacke Bust of a Woman, 12th Dynasty, 1938-1759 B.C.

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Greywacke Bust of a Woman
  • Greywacke
  • Height 4 in. 10.2 cm.
wearing a long striated tripartite wig falling down to the top of the back pillar.

Provenance

Dikran Khan Kelekian (1868-1951), Paris
Virginia private collection, acquired in the mid 20th Century (Freeman's, Philadelphia, May 22nd, 2012, no. 457, illus.)

Catalogue Note

There is an old label under the base printed "D. Kelekian, 2, Place Vendôme", and inscribed with a barely legible inventory number.
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