• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 20

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED IBIS

    CIRCA 6TH-2ND B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED IBIS
    CIRCA 6TH-2ND B.C.
    The eyes recessed for now missing inlays, 7.7 cm. high; another striding Ibis, the wood body with blue painted tail, mounted, 11.6 cm. high; a bronze Ibis head, mounted, 6.2 cm. high; and a bronze figure of an Apis bull, circa 4th-1st Century B.C., 6.6 cm. high (4)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.