11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, 664-525 B.C.
The goddess depicted standing on an integral trapezoidal plinth, wearing a tightly-fitted ankle-length sheath and a beaded broad collar, her arms at her sides, her eyes with the sclerae inlaid with electrum, her striated tripartite wig adorned with a vulture headdress and surmounted by a modius topped with cow horns framing a solar disk
7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high
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Molly Morse Limmer
with Spink & Sons, London, 1963.
American Private Collection.
with Rupert Wace, London, 2005.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. CHARLES W. NEWHALL, III
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