Head of a Pharaoh
Egyptian, 19th dynasty, circa 1290-1213 BC
Golden brown quartzite
H.: 31 cm. - W.: 18 cm. - D.: 24 cm.
Kelekian Art Gallery (667 Madison Avenue, New York), acquired in 1969.
Sold the 20 September 1973 to Mrs Cynthia Woods, Santa Barbara.
Then in the collections of a private Californian philanthropic foundation, as sold at Sotheby’s, New York on 12 June 1993, lot 42.
Then in Mr and Mrs Halkedis’ Thalassic Collection, New York.
- Sotheby’s catalogue, New York, 12 June 1993, lot 42.
- P. Lacovara & Betsy Teasley Trope (Ed.), The Collector’s Eye: Masterpieces of Egyptian Art from the Thalassic Collection, Ltd., Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, 2001, cat. no. 15.
- Published in our catalogue "Sculpture".