Property from a New England Estate
AN EGYPTIAN GRANITE BUST OF MAN, 19TH/20TH DYNASTY, 1292-1075 B.C.
from a pair statue, wearing a garment with full pleated sleeve, broad collar in relief, and wide horizontally ribbed wig with lappets in front, the hand of his companion resting on his upper arm, remains of a highly-worn inscription on the back-slab.
Height in front 17.2 cm.
reputedly Tysziewicz Collection, exhibited at the Staatliche Museum, Berlin
Julius Carlebach (1919-1964), Carlebach Gallery, New York
Josefa Carlebach (1901-2000), Carlebach Gallery, Lloyd Harbor, New York (inv. no. 29577)
acquired from the above in 1973
Count Michal Tysziewicz (1828-1897), Polish-Lithuanian collector and excavator, acquired a great number of antiquities, some of superb quality, in both Egypt and Italy, many of which are today in major European and American museums.