About this object

Object specifics

  • Type
    Household Objects
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Sandstone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Robert de Rustafjaell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1906 before
  • Measurements
    200 mm x 190 mm
  • Note
    Marked in pencil "206" - a reference to the auction where this objects was sold. Appears as lot 206 "model of a head-rest in sandstone" the 1906 sale catalogue of the Robert de Rustafjaell collection, sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge auction house (1906, p. 15, lot 206). Auction house sale stickers with printed number "576" and "356" adhered to surface. What were these two auctions that followed the 1906 Sotheby auction?
  • Related people
    Robert de Rustafjaell ( Collector, previous owner); Walter Talbot Ready ( Previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1913-06-24
    How acquired: From Henry Solomon Wellcome
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Henry Solomon Wellcome

    Owned from: 1906-12-19
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1936-06-25
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Walter Talbot Ready

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Sold
  • Robert de Rustafjaell

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1906-12-19
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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