4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXV-XXVI, 712-525 B.C.
Solid cast, the goddess depicted seated, her feet resting on a low integral plinth with a tenon below, clad in a tightly-fitted sheath, adorned with bracelets, armlets, anklets and a broad collar, her striated tripartite wig fronted by a uraeus, crowned with a modius supporting cow horns framing a solar disk, her lips pursed into a slight smile, offering her left breast to her divine son Horus seated on her lap, his head cradled by her left hand, wearing a cap-crown fronted by a uraeus and the side lock of youth
6¼ in. (16 cm.) high excluding tenon
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Acquired in Egypt in the 1940s.
Thence by descent to the current owner.
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW JERSEY FAMILY