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Auction archive: Lot number 54

AN EGYPTIAN BLUE FAIENCE BES

Antiquities
11 Dec 2014
Estimate
US$50,000 - US$70,000
Price realised:
US$62,500
Auction archive: Lot number 54

AN EGYPTIAN BLUE FAIENCE BES

Antiquities
11 Dec 2014
Estimate
US$50,000 - US$70,000
Price realised:
US$62,500
Beschreibung:

AN EGYPTIAN BLUE FAIENCE BES
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 20TH DYNASTY, 1196-1070 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BLUE FAIENCE BES THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 20TH DYNASTY, 1196-1070 B.C. Turquoise blue in color with black details, modeled in relief on all sides, the dwarf god standing on a papyrus umbel, crowned in a tall five-plumed headdress, holding an infant in his bent left arm, a simian below in between his legs, a pair of simians flanking his thighs and another pair flanking his ears, the back of the headdress with a bound oryx, with four perforations at the top and two below the crown for attachment 8 7/16 in. (21.4 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 54
Auction:
Datum:
11 Dec 2014
Auction house:
Christie's
11 December 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

AN EGYPTIAN BLUE FAIENCE BES
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 20TH DYNASTY, 1196-1070 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BLUE FAIENCE BES THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 20TH DYNASTY, 1196-1070 B.C. Turquoise blue in color with black details, modeled in relief on all sides, the dwarf god standing on a papyrus umbel, crowned in a tall five-plumed headdress, holding an infant in his bent left arm, a simian below in between his legs, a pair of simians flanking his thighs and another pair flanking his ears, the back of the headdress with a bound oryx, with four perforations at the top and two below the crown for attachment 8 7/16 in. (21.4 cm.) high

Auction archive: Lot number 54
Auction:
Datum:
11 Dec 2014
Auction house:
Christie's
11 December 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center
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