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Grand Tour Egyptian Pottery Ushabti Mould

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $400 - $600

Buyer's premium: 25%

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Lovely and detailed finely made ceramic ushabti mold. This piece would have been filled with clay or faience to receive the impressions of the mold beneath. Size 7 1/2" H

ex-New York, New York, collection, ex-Collection of Herbert Warner (b. Takeley, Essex UK 8th July 1851-1928); then by descent to eldest daughter Constance (1884-1964), who at age 45 married Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke who was then 92 in 1929.They had no descendants, so the items then passed to Herbert Warner’s 2nd eldest child, Hildegard (1885-1976) who was the previous owner’s grandmother.

Condition: Section of the right shoulder of the mold missing, wear commensurate with age and old loss to reverse.