11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
The goddess depicted seated with her feet resting on an integral plinth, clad in a tightly-fitted sheath, a 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
8 in. (21.6 cm) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 16 January 1956, lot 32.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MR. AND MRS. HOWARD K. SMITH
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