Egyptian White Painted Terracotta Ushabti

14768. Egyptian White Painted Terracotta Ushabti

New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, ca. 1360-1330 B.C.

Terracotta ushabti, standing in typical mummiform pose, both arms crossed over the chest, the red painted hands holding implements, face painted red and wearing the blue painted tripartite wig, with a vertical register of black painted hieroglyphic text on the front of the body possibly reads: “The Osiris Ba-sha-wer.” The personal name could be a foreign one, written in Egyptian.
Size: 3-5/8 inches H. Early collection tag attached.
Provenance: Private NYC collection. Ex. Eldrid Auction, ex. private Massachusetts collection with early to mid 20th century collection label

$1,100


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