25 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ENTHRONED HATHOR
LATE PERIOD, 664-330 B.C.
6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high
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Hathor was the goddess of music. Here she wears a sistrum, a musical rattle, upon her head. She is more familiarly depicted as a bovine-headed deity. The image with a sistrum is relatively rare in bronze.
with Sakae Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan.
with Aaron Gallery, London, acquired from the above, 1981.
Private Collection, U.K., 1982-2015.
Acquired by the current owner from the above.
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