• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 39

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FIGURINE OF BASTET

    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, CIRCA 1069-664 B.C.

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    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FIGURINE OF BASTET
    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, CIRCA 1069-664 B.C.
    The cat goddess seated on openwork cobra throne, mounted, 5.4 cm. high; a green glazed composition model of a leonine-headed menat-counterpoise, early 1st Millennium B.C., 10.6 cm. high; and a pottery stamp seal of Ptolemy I (305-284 B.C.), 6 cm. high (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 670 (item 2) and 674 (item 1).