Egyptian blue faience inscribed shabti, ex. von Blucher collectionE132
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A bright blue glazed faience shabti with an incised inscription on the dorsal pillar.
Egypt, 26th Dynasty, c. 664-525 BC
7.2 x 2.2 cms
Intact, the foot drilled for mounting onto the display stand
Ex. private collection, UK; Ex. von Blucher collection, mid 19th Century, Germany.
Mounted on a 19th Century painted wood base. A gilt plaque to the front reads: “Ushabti Egypt 21 Dyn” and the underside carries an illegible label as well as several 19th Century inscriptions: “Agypten 21 Dyn. 12-156/vb. Sammlung von Blucher”.