4 June 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 16,250
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Solid cast, depicted mummiform with the arms folded across the chest, his fisted hands emerging from beneath his vestment, right over left, holding a crook and flail, the details incised, wearing a multi-strand broad collar, the plumed atef-crown fronted by a uraeus, the plumes supported by ram horns, the eyes originally inlaid, his plaited chin beard curved out at its tip, on an integral trapezoidal plinth, a tenon below for insertion
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high excluding tenon
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European Private Collection, 1975.