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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF A MAN, SECOND PERSIAN PERIOD, 342-332 B.C.

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30,000

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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF A MAN, SECOND PERSIAN PERIOD, 342-332 B.C.

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF A MAN, SECOND PERSIAN PERIOD, 342-332 B.C.

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF A MAN, SECOND PERSIAN PERIOD, 342-332 B.C.


of slender form, wearing an undergarment knotted over the left shoulder, and long wrap-around robe with overlap, his hands positioned in the Persian gesture, the right hand holding the wrist of the left clenched hand, a mortise in the neck for insertion of the head.

Height 28.8 cm.

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Jean Larcade Collection (Galerie Charpentier, Paris, December 15th-16th, 1958, no. 109)

Guy Weil Goudchaux, London, 1958-2015

acquired on the art market in the United Kingdom in 2015


Published

Guy Weill Goudchaux, "Une Statuette pharaonique de la seconde domination perse," Objets. Revue semestrielle d’art et archéologie, vol. 2, Geneva, 1969, pp. 10-16

Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam, Egypte. Eender en anders, exh. cat., 1984, p. 47, no. 63

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1971-1973 (Loan no. 71.37)

Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam, "Egypte. Eender en anders", 1984

For related sculptures compare B. v. Bothmer , Egyptian Sculpture of the Late Period, 700 B.C. to A.D. 100, 1961, no. 64, pl. 61, and pl. 67, pl. 65. Mr. Bothmer notes that the position of the hands in the latter example is a Persian gesture.