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Rare Egyptian Red Glazed Faience Naked Female Statue
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Rare Egyptian Red Glazed Faience Naked Female Statue Fragment with Protective Winged Isis, 1000 B.C.
Beautifully carved light red faience composition representing a naked female figure holding a lotus flower, her back embraced by winged Isis.
Isis is often seen together with her sister Nephthys on the side of coffins in human form with outstretched wings, protecting the deceased and wafting the power of life towards him.

Material:Faience

Size:4.5 cm H - 1 3/4 inches
Provenance: Belgian collection, acquired on the London art market in the 1990s.
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Condition
Minute chip to tip of nose, lower legs missing.
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Rare Egyptian Red Glazed Faience Naked Female Statue

Estimate $2,200 - $3,000
Jun 22, 2016
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Est. $2,200 - $3,000Starting Price $1,400
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Lot 0021 Details

Description
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Rare Egyptian Red Glazed Faience Naked Female Statue Fragment with Protective Winged Isis, 1000 B.C.
Beautifully carved light red faience composition representing a naked female figure holding a lotus flower, her back embraced by winged Isis.
Isis is often seen together with her sister Nephthys on the side of coffins in human form with outstretched wings, protecting the deceased and wafting the power of life towards him.

Material:Faience

Size:4.5 cm H - 1 3/4 inches
Provenance: Belgian collection, acquired on the London art market in the 1990s.
Free Worldwide Shipping
Condition
...
Minute chip to tip of nose, lower legs missing.

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