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Pair of Egyptian Old Kingdom gesso-painted wood female servant figures
PAIR OF EGYPTIAN OLD KINGDOM POLYCHROME WOOD FEMALE SERVANT FIGURES

The standing figures lean forward, preparing to strain mash for beer or prepare dough, wearing knee-length white skirts, bodies painted in yellow ochre, facial detail and hair in black.

VIth Dynasty, ca. 2345-2181 BC

H. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm.) each

Ex collection of Edouard Louis Joseph, Baron Empain (1852-1929), France.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 219.

CLT153
$30,000


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Pair of Egyptian Old Kingdom gesso-painted wood female servant figures Pair of Egyptian Old Kingdom gesso-painted wood female servant figures

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