3 June 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HARPOKRATES
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXV-XXVI, 712-525 B.C.
The child god depicted nude, seated with his feet together on a trapezoidal base, his left arm lowered and bent at the elbow, the palm facing down, his right arm bent acutely, his forefinger raised to his lips, wearing a nemes-headcloth adorned with the side lock of youth and a uraeus, surmounted by a hemhem-crown
4¾ in. (12.1 cm.)
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with Harmer Rooke, New York.
Harvey Sarner, Palm Springs, 1980.
Dr. Peter Rosier (d. 2007).
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