9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE APIS BULL
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Striding forward with the left legs advanced 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 winged scarab across the withers, a tasseled blanket with diamond-embroidery across his back, and a winged vulture goddess over his haunches, the genitalia indicated
3½ in. (8.9 cm.) long
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Acquired by the current owner's parents, circa 1955.
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