Egyptian Limestone Sculptor's Model

SKU: MS.0001

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Early Ptolemaic Period, 4th Century BC to 3rd Century BC
Dimensions: 12" Height x 10.25" Width, 6.25" Height x 4.5" Width (without frame)
Medium: Limestone

Carved in raised relief with the bust of a pharaoh in profile to the right, the face with a prominent chin and thick lips, with delicate eye-line and brow, his broad collar indicated, with a raised border to the left.

with André Le Veel, Paris, 1950s. Private collection, France. with Gudea Gallery, Paris, 1982.

Repaired, with break line running horizontally across the piece at cheek level, running through cheek, with a large area of restoration over the cheek and running above the top lip, the repair line running under lips and out through the right edge of the piece. Overall the edges with worn flaked chips and nicks. Top right corner with repaired chip. Worn flaked chips over the face including the ear, brow, upper eyeline, tip of nose and nostril and to the top edge of the collar. Some light scratches to the surface including a diagonal scratch on the upper neck at jaw level. Bolted onto a velvet-backed wood frame mount.

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Ptolemaic

Egyptian Limestone Sculptor's Model

Ptolemaic

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