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Lot 0018
Egyptian Wooden Polychrome BA-BIRD, c.n1000-800 B.C.
Represented as a bird with a human head. Originally may have been attached to the top of a wooden sepulchral tablet or shrine, or perhaps the corners of a wooden outer box enclosing the coffin.
Wearing a blue wig. The tail is decorated in red and blue paint. Some remnants of white paint and white decorative lines around the wings.

Size:12 cm H - 4 11/16 inches
Culture:Egypt, c. 1000-800 B.C.
Provenance: Property of a London UK collection 1990-2005, acquired at a London antiques auction.

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Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity


Minor chip to nose, base repaired.

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Egyptian Wooden Polychrome BA-BIRD, c.n1000-800 B.C.

Estimate $3,000 - $4,000Feb 7, 2018
South Kensington
London, SW5
United Kingdom
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