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Pair Egyptian Throne Chairs
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Description
Pair outstanding and rare extremely carved and inlaid chairs with relief carved ivory and exotic hard woods. The carved ivory reliefs are truly outstanding with Tutankhamun. seated while his queen serves him. Copy of one of the chairs found in his tomb. The originals were painted carved wood. These have carved ivory. All original in a painted finish, circa 1954. Size 22 x 25 x 41. Seat height is 20.25. Purchased at auction from 20th Century Fox Studios then donated to a university museum. Deaquisitioned from the same university museum. From a private collection, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
Condition
Minor wear to paint. Missing metal caps to some feet(see pictures). Otherwise, Very Good.
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Pair Egyptian Throne Chairs

Estimate $5,000 - $8,000
Feb 10, 2013
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Starting Price $2,500
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0078: Pair Egyptian Throne Chairs

Sold for $16,500
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Est. $5,000 - $8,000Starting Price $2,500
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Lot 0078 Details

Description
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Pair outstanding and rare extremely carved and inlaid chairs with relief carved ivory and exotic hard woods. The carved ivory reliefs are truly outstanding with Tutankhamun. seated while his queen serves him. Copy of one of the chairs found in his tomb. The originals were painted carved wood. These have carved ivory. All original in a painted finish, circa 1954. Size 22 x 25 x 41. Seat height is 20.25. Purchased at auction from 20th Century Fox Studios then donated to a university museum. Deaquisitioned from the same university museum. From a private collection, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
Condition
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Minor wear to paint. Missing metal caps to some feet(see pictures). Otherwise, Very Good.

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