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LOT 0137

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,770 - 2,370
USD ($) 1,900 - 2,540

EGYPTIAN DARK BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION HIEROGLYPHIC SHABTI
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 332-30 BC
6 1/4" (166 grams, 16cm).

A blue-glazed shabti with dark blue detailing, wearing tripartite wig and false beard, with dorsal pillar and rectangular base, seed bag to left shoulder; to the lower body five columns of hieroglyphic text.

PROVENANCE:
Ex Bonhams, London, 3 April 2014, lot 161; formerly in a UK private collection, London, formed in the 1970s.

CONDITION