Seller: artancientltd (9,397) 99.6%, Location: Huntingdon, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 391299077133 A very fine and nicely preserved New Kingdom shabti inscribed for Ne-Hemt Wa-ayt, dating to the 19th Dynasty, circa 1292-1187 BC. The figure is shown mummiform, wearing tripartite wig; details in added black including eyes, brows, nostrils, mouth, ears, collar, two hoes,seed basked behind and a frontal column of hieroglyphics reading: The Osiris, Mistress of the house, Ne-Hemt Wa-ayt It is hard to imagine a more pleasing example of a shabti for this owner: it is well modelled, preserved and painted. Height: 5 3/4 inches Length: Width: Condition: Excellent. Intact and unrestored. Provenance: From the Collection of the late Julian Bird (inventory number 1095). Julian Bird was an avid collector of Egyptian Antiquities. His collection was formed from the 1970s onwards, mainly from the UK market. Mr. Bird's notes record that he purchased this piece from Parthenon Gallery and that prior to this it was in the Canadian collection of Mr. Best. Approximate region of origin: Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealers Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. Our terms and conditions are available on request or can be found on our website. As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation.