Description & Technical information

Period:  Late Period 664 - 332 B.C
Origin:  Egypt
Provenance: Previously in the Matilda Dodge Collection (1883-1967), Michigan, USA.
With IADAA certificate, this item has been searched against the Interpol database.

Note on Provenance
Matilda Dodge Wilson (October 19, 1883- September 19, 1967), was born Matilda Rausch in Walkerton, Ontario, Canada. Ranked as one of the wealthiest women in the world, Dodge-Wilson was the widow of John Francis Dodge, who co-founded the Dodge motor car company in Detroit with his brother Horace Elgin Dodge.

She co-founded the Oakland campus of Michigan State University, now Oakland University, USA. And alongside her second husband, she assembled an extensive collection of European and American paintings and decorative arts. Dodge-Wilson died unexpectedly in 1967 while in Belgium touring horse breeding farms, an Art Deco style mausoleum was erected in Detroit in her honour.

Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities, Sculpture