AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FALCON
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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FALCON

LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FALCON
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high
Provenance
Dr. William Moir Bryce (1842-1919), Edinburgh.
Alexander Scott (1872-1925), Philadelphia.
The Oriental and European Collection of Mr. Alexander Scott; Anderson Galleries, New York, 2-4 March 1922, lot 308.
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, New York, acquired from the above.
David Rockefeller, New York, gifted from the above, early 1930s, a few years after the family's trip to Egypt in 1929.
Literature
R. Ellsworth et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Arts of Asia and Neighboring Cultures, New York, 1993, vol III, p. 370 , no. 275.
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