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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 143

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF AMUN

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

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF AMUN
    SAITE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, circa 664-525 B.C.
    The striding god with finely modelled features, eyes with traces of silver, wearing belted and elaborately folded striated kilt, broad collar, beard and headress (plumes now missing), his right arm by his side with fist clenched, standing on integral base, mounted
    8¾ in. (22 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French private collection, 1950s.
    Old collection label on base reading "... 30.6.54 ... Maître Ader ... ".