December 06, 2019 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Cast Bronze Egyptian Style Bust

20th century, bust of a pharaoh wearing a crown, possibly Amenhotep III or Tutankhamun, on painted wooden base, impressed on neck "Bronze", gallery label bottom corner, "P. Pillon/Joailler/Orfevres/ Beziers", 18-1/2 in.

Note: This item descended in the Russell family of Boston, Massachusetts and was later displayed in the Gibbs-Blackwood house when the family purchased the home in the mid 20th century.  For more information on the history and furnishings of the Gibbs-Blackwood House, please see: Samuel and Narcissa Chamberlain's, Southern Interiors of Charleston, South Carolina, Hasting House, 1956, page 124.

Provenance:Gibbs-Blackwood House, Charleston, South Carolina; Private Collection


scattered minor corrosion to bust

Estimate: $500 - $700
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