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AN EGYPTIAN GRAYWACKE FIGURE OF A MAN, 12TH DYNASTY, 1938-1759 B.C.

AN EGYPTIAN GRAYWACKE FIGURE OF A MAN, 12TH DYNASTY, 1938-1759 B.C.

AN EGYPTIAN GRAYWACKE FIGURE OF A MAN, 12TH DYNASTY, 1938-1759 B.C.

AN EGYPTIAN GRAYWACKE FIGURE OF A MAN, 12TH DYNASTY, 1938-1759 B.C.


striding and resting his hands on the front of his long horizontally-pleated kilt, its decorated upper fringe folded at the waist and visible adjacent to the narrow slightly tapering back-pillar.

Height 22.2 cm.



Fragmentary as shown. Note chips along edges of kilt and forearms, as well as large chip on proper right side of back pillar.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Charles Dikran Kelekian (1900-1982) , New York

Florida private collection, Boca Raton, acquired from the above (Sotheby’s, New York, December 7th, 2001, no. 18, illus.)

acquired at the above sale by the present owner

For another Middle Kingdom statue wearing a very similar garment cf. J. Vandier, La statuaire égyptienne, Paris, 1958, pl. LXXVIII, 5 (University Museum Philadelphia 9216: https://www.penn.museum/collections/object_images.php?irn=34138#image1).


Also compare E. Delange, Catalogue des statues égyptiennes du Moyen Empire, 1060-1560 J.-C., Musée du Louvre, Paris, pp. 162-163, E. 12683.


From the same Florida collection in the Sotheby's, New York, December 7th, 2001 sale were lots 26 and 229, with the Kelekian inv. nos. T.1999 and T.2789, respectively.