14460. Egyptian Wood Painted Sarcophagus Mask
Late Period, Ca 715 to 30 BC
Handsome carved hardwood mask originally from a sarcophagus. Painted over gesso, with a deep red-brown color; the eyes with black pupils and white sclera. The nose and mouth are voluminously renederd. The top of the head decorated with multicolor lotus buds and a striped wig.
Condition: Age wear to gesso, slight divit to nose, cracks inpainted and minor restoration else all original.
Good Size: 11 inches (28 cm) H. x 12.1/4 inches (31 cm) W. + custom wall or table mount!
Provenance: From the estate of Dr. Arnold A. Rogow NY, NY Acq 1980s. A scarce type with very nicely rendered facial features.
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