Tall Egyptian Late Dynastic Glazed Faience Ushabti Lot 10B Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Aug 2

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263839702786 LOT 10BSeller's Estimate: USD 1,500 - 2,000 Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 26th to 31st Dynasty, ca. 664 to 332 BCE. A sizable, mold-formed faience ushabti covered in a lime-green glaze. The figure stands in mummiform atop an integral rectangular plinth with crossed arms holding the symbolic pick and hoe used to sow the sacred fields of Osiris in the afterlife. Almond eyes with extended outer canthi, a triangular nose, cupped ears, and thin lips comprise the visage, and the head is adorned with a tripartite wig and a plaited false beard. Eight lines of progressively smaller lines of hieroglyphic text are inscribed on the front and sides of the lower body. A fabulous example from the Late Dynastic Period! Size: 2.125" W x 7.25" H (5.4 cm x 18.4 cm). For a stylistically-similar example from the 26th Dynasty, please see The Metropolitan Museum of Art, accession number 58.4.2: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/550770 Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #136210 Condition Report: Surface wear and abrasions commensurate with age as expected, very minor nicks to base, legs, body, and head, with chipping and fading to glaze, and fading to hieroglyphic text, otherwise intact and very good. Light earthen deposits throughout. Facial features are still well-defined. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Antiquities | Egypt, Greece, Italy, Asia offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, August 02, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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