Large Wood Sarcophagus Mask

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Late Period, 664-332 B.C.
Material: Wood
Dimensions: 56 cm x 50 cm
Price: 12 000 Euro
Ref: 1380
Provenance: Private collection D., Paris, France. Acquired from the parents of the current owner in the 1980s.
Condition: Minor retouching, otherwise very beautifully preserved.
Description: Large wood sarcophagus mask with abundant paint. The relatively small and possibly female face with white grounding, black drawn lids and large black pupils. The brows above also in black color. Mouth and nose vividly depicted. The large tripartite wig is decorated in blue, red and white. The shoulders, front lobes and the collar are decorated with blue, red, yellow and white bands with vertical black lines. On the forehead a black painted scarab holding a red sun disc. Mounted on a black wood panel for suspension on the wall.