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Lot 16: Egyptian unglazed faience ushabti, Late Period
06 November 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: An Egyptian unglazed faience ushabti, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, mummiform, wearing tripartite wig and false beard, arms folded across chest, hands holding a pick and hoe, bag over left shoulder, vertical plinth down back. H: 4 1/4 in (10.9cm). Mounted on old wood stand. Ex property from the collection of Joseph Klein (1899-1987), New York City. Mr. Klein sought out and acquired these souvenirs as part of his vast collecting interests. Said to have collected in the manner of an 18th century connoisseur, his overall collection showcased his diverse array of artifacts acquired over a period of 45 years and included the art of ancient China, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome.
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