3 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE CAT
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
Hollow cast, depicted seated with the forepaws together, its long tail curving forward around the proper right side, the tip of the tail extending beyond the paws, the ears erect, the almond-shaped eyes well hollowed, an open cylinder extending from below the body and a tenon below the forelegs for insertion
12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high
with Anavian Gallery, New York, 1980.
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