29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 46,850
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRONZE APIS BULL
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, 664-525 B.C.
Striding with left leg in front, wearing sun disc and uraeus headdress, with incised decoration including a broad collar, a winged scarab, a tasselled blanket with floral and hatched embroidery across his back and a vulture with wings spread over the rump, on an integral rectangular plinth
6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) long
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