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WOOD STATUE OF NAKED FEMALE

WOOD STATUE OF NAKED FEMALE

Finely carved wood slender figure of nude female figure, standing frontal with her legs parallel, her arms alongside with her hands stretched open, separately attached to her shoulder; she is wearing a short wig, her feet missing.

Ex priv. coll. J. Raedecker, architect and designer of the National Monument in Amsterdam, acquired from Kunstzalen A. Vecht in the early 1950s, Amsterdam, thence by descent.
H. 181 cm; mounted on black stand.
Middle Kingdom, 11th-12th Dyn., c. 2100-1800 BC

Cf. G. Steindorf, Egyptian Sculpture, Baltimore 1946, no. 91, pl. XVII

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