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Lot 1203: Egyptian revival gilt metal mounted cedar armchair, circa 1928, From an original found in the tomb of Tutankamen, the rectangular pierc
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Egyptian revival gilt metal mounted cedar armchair
From an original found in the tomb of Tutankamen, the rectangular pierced back carved to show a pharoah, flanked by two columns surmounted by horus figures, the top rail and supports carved to show hieroglyphics, over curved slatted seat, raised on feline legs united by stretchers and with gilt metal struts, raised on paw feet.
H: 35 1/2, W: 19 1/2, D: 20 1/2 in.
Property of the Reading Public Museum, sold to benefit future acquisitions.
A few light surface scratches.
Overall very good condition.
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