An Egyptian wood figure of a servant with original letter
Lot 2*
An Egyptian polychrome wood figure of a female offering-bearer
Sold for £15,600 (US$ 26,220) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Egyptian polychrome wood figure of a female offering-bearer
First Intermediate Period - Middle Kingdom, circa 2181-1797 B.C.
Shown striding forward, her left leg advanced, wearing a short black wig, a broad collar and a white strapless sheath dress, her right arm raised to hold the offering basket balanced on her head, 12½in (32cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Swiss private collection. Acquired from Ephron Gallery, New York in 1959 and accompanied by a copy of the original invoice.
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