• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5952

    Antiquities

    27 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 95

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS
    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The standing god wearing atef-crown and finely incised broad collar with menat (counterpoise) on the back, 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high; a wood shabti bearing traces of an inscription in horizontal lines, Dynasty XIX (1292-1185 B.C.), 8 in. (20.4 cm.) high; and a green glazed composition amulet of Anubis, circa 3rd-1st Century B.C., 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) high, all mounted (3)


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    Item two: with ink inscribed collection label on base of mount.

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    Provenance

    Acquired on the London art market, circa 1950 (item one); purchased from the Folio Society, London, 1970 (item two) and 1970s (item three).