About this object

Wooden model of a hoe with traces of paint.

Acquired at Sotheby's, London, 6-7 December 1920 lot 201 (1 of 4) "a model of plough in painted wood, 11 in. long".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Model
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1920 before
  • Measurements
    285 mm x 42 mm x 96 mm
  • Related people
    William MacGregor (Collector); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome (Collector, previous owner)

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Events

  • Sotheby's Auction House Sale 6th December 1920

    Start date: 1920-12-06
    End date: 1920-12-06
    Description: Sotheby's Auction House Sale 6th December 1920

Ownership

Previous owners

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