14524. Egyptian Linen Painted Sarcophagus Mask
Circa 1st Century BC/AD.
Handsome rendition of a mask, line drawn directly onto the linen, painted in a deep red-brown color; the eyes with black pupils and extended brows, The nose and mouth are voluminously rendered as well as the braided beard. The head is covered with a striated wig with uraeus at center. Size: 15-3/4 inches H. x 5-1/4 inches W. + frame. Provenance: Ex Leo and Blanche Manso Collection, Riverside Dr, NYC, acquired from Charles Dikran Kelekian, New York, NY, (1951-1982) and with his hand written descriptive card. Most unique.