Exceptional Egyptomania sideboard, in carved and painted wood decorated with scenes from the life of Pharaoh. The top of the amounts in Hathoric pillars, the two back motifs surmounting the exceptional marble portor with representation of Horus spreading his wings. At the crossing of the strut the god Amun with the head of a ram.
Probably made in Belgium during the revival of Egyptomania after the discovery by Howard Carter of the tomb of Tutankhamen in the 1920s.
This piece of furniture was exhibited in the exhibition "Egyptomania: Egypt in Western Art: 1730-1930", Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, June 17-Sept 18, 1994. Second part of the one that took place at the Louvre from January 20 to April 18, and before the one at the Kunsthistorisches museum in Vienna, from Oct. 15, 1994 to January 15, 1995.
Dimensions: 2,14m x 1,18m ( 1,35 to the wings of Horus at the back), depth 0,56m
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