Ancient Egyptian art must be viewed from the standpoint of the ancient Egyptians to understand it. The somewhat static, usually formal, strangely abstract, and often blocky nature of much Egyptian imagery has, at times, led to unfavorable comparisons with later, and much more ânaturalistic,â Greek or Renaissance art. However, the art of the Egyp...
Ancient Egyptian art must be viewed from the standpoint of the ancient Egyptians to understand it. The somewhat static, usually formal, strangely abstract, and often blocky nature of much Egyptian imagery has, at times, led to unfavorable comparisons with later, and much more ânaturalistic,â Greek or Renaissance art. However, the art of the Egyptians served a vastly different purpose than that of these later cultures.
Ancient Egyptian bronze statue of a striding figure, a Prince, depicted as the god Harpocrates, wearing a Horus lock, of youth and the Pschent crown. Traces of gilding in eyes.Price: iSOLDSize: 12,5 cm Period: Late Period, c. 664-332 B.C. Provenance: Baron von B. before 1955 Germany
Faience blue-green shabti for the Renep Priest Hor-Em-Heb. A very well preserved example.Price: SOLDSize: 10,4 cm Period: 26st Dynasty, c. 664 B.C. Material: Faience Provenance: UK collection
Faience overseer shabti with details in black of dress of daily life and a single colum of hieroglyphs.Price: SOLDPeriod: 19 Dynasty, 1550 - 1070 B.C. Size: 12,4 cm Material: Faience Provenance: Ex U.S.A. collection 1970's, ex. Fortuna ancient Art NY
Blue green faience offerings cup with details in black.Price: SOLD Size: 6,5 x 4,5 cmOrigin: EgyptMaterial: FaienceProvenance: Collection Larissa Bjuggren 1916 - 2004, bought in Egypt in 1960's
This is a restrung collar with ancient faience beads with gilded modern beads.Very nice display piece and wearable, with modern clip.Price: SOLD Size; 20 x 8 cm ( 50 long)Provenance: Cairo 1960 - 1970's Spanish collection Barcelona
A bright blue glazed faience shabti with finely moulded face and black painted inscription and details. "The illuminated one, Osiris, pA...." end of text missing.Price: € 950,--Size: 7,6 x 3,4 cm Period: Third intermediate Period, 1050 - 730 B.C. Provenance: Estate Carcassone, France, 1900 - 1950's
Very fine brown steatite scarab set in golden swivel ring. Bottom of scarab, sows the Goddess Hathor as a cow. This combination of motifs and signs may call upon the protection of a cow goddess. Price: € 750,--Size: 2,3 x 2 cm Period: Late Period, 664-332 B.C. Provenance: Dutch collection Amsterdam 1970's
A small pale green glazed faience moulded shabti figure insrcibed. "Nes-Djehuty, born (to) Sh(ep)-en-Iset".Price: € 750,--Size: 7 cm Period: Western Thebe, Late Period, 730 - 332 B.C. Provenance: Ex. Robert de Rustafjeli collection, sold at auction 1913, lot 653. Anderson Galleries, NY, U.S.A.