• 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 19

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HORUS THE FALCON

    CIRCA 4TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HORUS THE FALCON
    CIRCA 4TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.
    Wearing the double-crown, 10.8 cm. high, mounted; two bronze snakes, circa 4th-1st Century B.C., 18 cm. long, mounted on a wood base; and a bronze mirror with modern wood handle, 26.3 cm. high, mounted (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Exhibited

    (1), (2), (3): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, nos. 676, 692 and 684 respectively.