11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, 664-525 B.C.
The goddess seated with her feet resting on a low integral plinth, clad in a tightly-fitted sheath, her striated tripartite wig and vulture headdress crowned with a modius of uraei supporting cow horns framing a solar disk, 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
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
The Estate of Lester Wolfe (d. 1983); Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1-2 March 1984, lot 133.
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