Sculpture (Forgery) card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Sculpture (Forgery)


Currently not on display


Well made forgery of an ancient Egyptian antiquity acquired by Sir Henry Wellcome from the Robert de Rustafjaell collection. Label adhered to the front with printed number 69; on the back a rectangular label with ornate blue border annotated 1320 (de Rustafjaell collection). CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, label adhered to surface, worn, pitted, surface dirt. Either purchased at Sotheby's, London, 19 – 21 December 1906 (de Rustafjaell sale) or Sotheby's, London, 9 – 10 December 1907 (de Rustafjaell sale).