An Egyptian glazed bichrome faience ushabti, c. 1069-747 B.C.

An Egyptian glazed bichrome faience ushabti, c. 1069-747 B.C.

Code: 2660

£160.00
 

Description: A carolina blue glazed bichrome faience ushabti comprising a mummiform figure wearing a black tripartite wig and with the hands meeting above the waist. Possible traces of a vertical inscription on the front, patchy black staining on the reverse and down one side and with some encrustation and surface roughening, but complete.

Size: 78 mm/3 ins. high

Date: Third Intermediate Period, c. 1069-747 B.C.

Provenance: Ex UK private collection and acquired from the UK art market.

References: Compare Janes G. 2016. The Shabti Collections 6: A Selection from World Museum Liverpool, Olicar House Publications, Cheshire, p. 192 for similar examples of the type.