Limestone Figure of a Seated Man

Culture: Egyptian
Period: End of Old Kingdom, possibly 6th dynasty, 2347-2216 B.C.
Material: Limestone
Dimensions: 9.4 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1134
Provenance: Private collection J.H. Claessen, Netherlands, acquired prior to 1975. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Except for small color flakings intact and of excellent quality.
Description: Limestone figure with rich polychromy, depicting a man seated on an elegant throne. His body is painted in red-brown, he is wearing a white kilt, his arms placed on the knees, whereas his right hand is clenched to a fist and the left one held flat. The man wears a black wig, neck and ears are not visible, which – like the positioning of the hands - is typical for the end of the Old Kingdom. Mounted.