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Large Egyptian Wooden Statue of a Noble
Item Details
Description
Second Intermediate Period, c.1600 BC. A carved wooden statue modelled in the round as a nobleman striding forwards wearing a shin-length kilt, moveable arms with hands held in fists, creating sockets, finely carved naturalistic detailing to the face, ears and hands, rectangular sockets to the base of the feet. Cf. D'Auria, S., Lacovara, P. and Roherig, C.H., Mummies and Magic: the Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt, Boston, 1988, p.115, fig.70, for a comparable figure. 539 grams, 24.5cm wide (9 3/4"). Acquired in the 1960s. Private collection of Egyptologist Surgeon Commander PHK Gray RN. With a Home Counties gentleman. This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.11076-184870. [A video of this lot is available to view on Timeline Auctions Website.]
Condition
Fine condition.
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Large Egyptian Wooden Statue of a Noble

Estimate £4,000 - £6,000
Feb 22, 2022
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Starting Price £3,600
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0014: Large Egyptian Wooden Statue of a Noble

Sold for £4,800
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Est. £4,000 - £6,000Starting Price £3,600
TimeLine Auctions Antiquities Sale - Day 1
Feb 22, 2022 4:00 AM EST
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Lot 0014 Details

Description
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Second Intermediate Period, c.1600 BC. A carved wooden statue modelled in the round as a nobleman striding forwards wearing a shin-length kilt, moveable arms with hands held in fists, creating sockets, finely carved naturalistic detailing to the face, ears and hands, rectangular sockets to the base of the feet. Cf. D'Auria, S., Lacovara, P. and Roherig, C.H., Mummies and Magic: the Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt, Boston, 1988, p.115, fig.70, for a comparable figure. 539 grams, 24.5cm wide (9 3/4"). Acquired in the 1960s. Private collection of Egyptologist Surgeon Commander PHK Gray RN. With a Home Counties gentleman. This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.11076-184870. [A video of this lot is available to view on Timeline Auctions Website.]
Condition
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Fine condition.

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