Lot 69
  • 69

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD HEADREST, 6TH DYNASTY, 2360-2195 B.C. | An Egyptian Wood Headrest

12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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  • wood
  • Height 18.5 cm.
carved in three sections, with oval base encircled by a twisted cord, reeded stem, and oval pillow supported by a pair of human hands.


Albert Edouard "Bertie" Gilou (1910-1961), Paris
by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

Cf. a similar headrest in the  Walters Art Museum, acc. No. 61.301 (http://art.thewalters.org/detail/16847/headrest/).