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LOT 0014

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GBP (£) 4,000 - 6,000
EUR (€) 4,700 - 7,040
USD ($) 5,100 - 7,650

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EGYPTIAN SANDSTONE RELIEF
LATE PERIOD OR PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-31 B.C.
10 5/8 in. (2.8 kg total, 27 cm wide).

Rectangular frieze fragment with low-relief profile bust wearing the double crown; sa symbol (of protection) to the rear; mounted on a custom-made stand.

PROVENANCE:
From Galerie Orient-Occident, Paris, France.
with Cahn Auctions, 19 October 2002, no.527.
From the Keane private collection, Kent, UK.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by a search certificate number no.12077-216770.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Tomoum, N., The Sculptors’ Models of the Late and Ptolemaic Periods, Cairo, 2005, pl. 42 d.

FOOTNOTES:
Possibly a sculptor's trial piece or model.

CONDITION