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LOT 0004

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,000 - 3,000
EUR (€) 2,310 - 3,470
USD ($) 2,600 - 3,900

Opening Bid
£2,000 (EUR 2,313; USD 2,602) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Egyptian Polychrome Face Mask

Roman Period, 30 BC-323 AD

A female gesso face mask with wavy hair and a fringe of curls, applied black pigment detailing to the eyebrows, eyes and nostrils, red to the lips; palla headcovering to the rear of the head with red and green painted ornament; mounted on a custom-made stand. 4.48 kg total, 42cm including stand (16 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Acquired by the current owner in 2008 from Aton Gallery, Paderborn, Germany; formerly in a German private collection since the early 1980s.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

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10am : Lots 1 - 660

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The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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