Category: furniture

Child’s chair, found in the Tomb of Tu…

Child’s chair, found in the Tomb of Tutankhamun

(wood with ivory marquetry). The terminals of the legs are in the form of lion’s paws. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Coffer from the treasury, made from wood and…

Coffer from the treasury, made from wood and ivory with applied gold and silver, from the tomb of the Tutankhamun. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1332-1323 BC. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Chest of Amenhotep III (gilded wood and fa…

Chest of Amenhotep III (gilded wood and faience). New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1391-1353 BC. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Headrest in the form of a miniature folding …

Headrest in the form of a miniature folding stool (tinted ivory, height: 20 cms), from the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62). The endings are Bes masks and the legs end in duck heads. Reign of Tutankhamun. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1332-1323 BC. Valley of the Kings, West Thebes. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Chair of Princess Sitamun, daughter of Amenh…

Chair of Princess Sitamun, daughter of Amenhotep III

(wood and gilded bronze). New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1391-1353 BC. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Reconstruction of the chair of Queen …

Reconstruction of the

chair of Queen

Hetepheres I (wood overlaid with gold),

legs are shaped like legs of a lion, oldest existing chair reconstructed from parts of the original, from her tomb

G 7000X

at Giza. Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty, ca. 2600 BC. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Funerary bed in the form of the celestial …

Funerary bed in the form of the

celestial cow

Mehetweret

(gilded and stuccoed wood, 188 x 128 x 207 cms), from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.

Liberty & Co. Thebes Stool, 1884 (mahoga…

Liberty & Co. Thebes Stool, 1884 (mahogany or walnut, with leather seat), stylistic influence from Egypt and North Africa.

Leonard Wyburd (1865-1958)

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Ornate cabinet from the Treasure of Tutankha…

Ornate cabinet from the Treasure of Tutankhamun