A large Egyptian Two-Toned Faience Shabti, Dynasty 30, ca. 380 – 343 BCE
EU2117Regular price $4,000 USD
Shown mummiform, of faience with light blue and cobalt blue glaze, the details in relief, with a tripartite wig, divine beard, facial details in low relief, hands crossed over chest carrying a pic and hoe in relief, seed bag on cord suspended over the left shoulder, with dorsal pillar and trapezoidal base, undedicated with no inscription.
Dimensions: Height: 6 inches (15.24 cm)
Condition: Minor glaze losses and unevenness to glaze that does not detract, otherwise intact and very good condition overall with excellent contrast between the two glazes.
Provenance: Ex: JME collection, NY, acquired Christie's London, Oct 2000, lot # 456, at this sale the shabti was accompanied by an invoice from Spink & Son Ltd., London, September 1962 (now missing) but noted in the 2000 auction.