4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,875
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE APIS BULL
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
Striding forward on a rectangular integral plinth, wearing a solar disk fronted by a uraeus between his horns, his body marked with incised decoration including a triangle on his brow, a broad collar, a vulture with wings spread across the back of his shoulders, a tasseled blanket with rosette design over his back, and a winged solar disk with flanking uraei on his hind quarters, the genitalia rendered
4 in. (10.2 cm.) long
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By descent to the current owner from his father who collected between 1920 and his death in 1970.
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