AN EGYPTIAN WOOD LID OF A GERMINATING OSIRIS BED, 18TH DYNASTY, PROBABLY PERIOD OF HOREMHAB, 1319-1292 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN WOOD LID OF A GERMINATING OSIRIS BED, 18TH DYNASTY, PROBABLY PERIOD OF HOREMHAB, 1319-1292 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN WOOD LID OF A GERMINATING OSIRIS BED, 18TH DYNASTY, PROBABLY PERIOD OF HOREMHAB, 1319-1292 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN WOOD LID OF A GERMINATING OSIRIS BED, 18TH DYNASTY, PROBABLY PERIOD OF HOREMHAB, 1319-1292 B.C.
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PROPERTY FROM A NEW ENGLAND ESTATE

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD LID OF A GERMINATING OSIRIS BED, 18TH DYNASTY, PROBABLY PERIOD OF HOREMHAB, 1319-1292 B.C.

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM A NEW ENGLAND ESTATE

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD LID OF A GERMINATING OSIRIS BED, 18TH DYNASTY, PROBABLY PERIOD OF HOREMHAB, 1319-1292 B.C.

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:21,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a New England Estate

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD LID OF A GERMINATING OSIRIS BED, 18TH DYNASTY, PROBABLY PERIOD OF HOREMHAB, 1319-1292 B.C.


in the form of mummiform Osiris, facing right and wearing a broad beaded collar with long crossed bands in front, braided beard, tripartite wig with faint traces of striped detail, and fragmentary crown in the form of the per-nu, the shrine of Lower Egypt associated with Osiris, the face of Osiris with eyebrows and cosmetic lines painted in traces of black.

Height 65.4 cm.

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Saleroom Notice

This lot should not have a W symbol in the printed catalogue. This lot will not be transferred to Sotheby's Greenford Park after the sale, but will be available for collection from New Bond Street.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Julius Carlebach (1919-1964), Carlebach Gallery, New York

Josefa Carlebach (1901-2000), Carlebach Gallery, Lloyd Harbor, New York  (inv. no. 28332)

acquired from the above on June 6th, 1975

Catalogue Note

For a more complete Germinating Osiris bed see Th. Davis, The Tombs of Harmhabi and Touatankhamanou, 1912, p. 165, pl. 88.

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