Egyptian Large Faience Turquoise-Glazed Shabti
Egyptian Large Faience Turquoise-Glazed Shabti > Lot No. 1003
A large pale turquoise-glazed composition shabti with finely modelled facial features; striated tripartite wig and plaited beard; flail and hoe held to the chest; hieroglyphic texts to lower body; undecorated rear post.
Late Dynastic Period, 664-332 BC
325 grams, 21 cm
Very fine condition.
Acquired before 1980; formerly in the Dubois collection, Paris.
Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 (EUR 2,360 - 3,540; USD 3,140 - 4,720)
Auction date: Thursday 4th October 2012 & Friday 5th October 2012 Coins & Antiquities
Lot No. 1003