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4 Egyptian Faience Pottery Molds For Faience- Bes With Tambourine- Wadjet Eye

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Seller: kassan99 (301) 100%, Location: Tuckahoe, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 261824563902 Group of four ancient Egyptian pottery molds that were used to make faience amulets an plaques, two with molds in clay taken from them. Three are various sizes of the god Bes holding a tambourine, the other a wadjet eye. Similar ones in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum are dated 1390-1353 BC ( see below). Size largest 2.25 in / 5.7 cm Ex collection: Piero Tozzi Piero Vito Tozzi was an antiquarian, artist, restorer, professor and art dealer who had galleries in New York and Florence. Tozzi specialized in Italian decorative arts, sculpture and paintings. Tozzi’s collection included, among other items, Fra Filippo Lippi’s The Annunciation, Luca Signorelli’s The Marriage of the Virgin, Giovanni Francesco Susini’s The Young Saint John the Baptist, and Alberto Passini’s Market Scene in Constantinople.Tozzi sold work to individual collectors, galleries and institutions including, among others, the Schaeffer Galleries, Samuel Kress, the Art Institute of Chicago, Cincinnati Art Museum, Walters Art Museum and the Metropolitan Art Museum. Mold for an Amulet of Bes with a Tambourine Date: ca. 1390–1353 B.C. Accession Number: 11.215.681

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