• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 184

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A CAT

    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, CIRCA 664-525 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A CAT
    LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, CIRCA 664-525 B.C.
    Seated upright on its haunches with alert expression, both ears pierced, the tail curled around the right side of the body, mounted
    6¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Probably found in Tuna el Gebel.
    Collected by Mrs Elias-Vaes between the late 1960s and the early 1970s.