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Egyptian Faience Shabti of Nespawer

The Osiris, Nespawer, Son of the Priest Padineith, An Egyptian blue­green glazed faience Shabti of Nespawer, inscribed, The Osiris, Nespawer, son of the priest Padineith, born of Tadibastet. Intact, with some misfiring about the feet and base.

3rd Intermediate to Late Period, Dynasties XXV-XXVIII, ca. 700-402 BC

Height: 15.2 cm. (6 in.)


ex: private American collection, acquired in 1987 on New York market (with invoice)

Exhibited: BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) Antiquarium Ltd. with Salon 94; Frieze Masters, London (5-8 October 2017) (2017) Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIII. (New York, 2015) p.14

Comparanda: Aubert, Jacques & Liliane Aubert; Statuettes Egyptiennes. Chaouabtis, Ouchebtis (Paris, 1973) pl. 57, no. 138-139 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford acc. no. 1961.411

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