Sculpture (Forgery) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Sculpture (Forgery)


Currently not on display


Forgery of an ancient Egyptian antiquity acquired by Sir Henry Wellcome from the Robert de Rustafjaell collection. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, pitted, surface dirt, two labels adhered to surface (one rectangular with ornate blue border no. "132..."; and the other round with pencil number 69/7). Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 9– 10 December 1907 (de Rustafjaell sale) Lot 69 "Seven Heads from similar figures; all of granite".