4 June 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE GODDESS
LATE PERIOD, 26TH DYNASTY, 664-525 B.C.
Solid cast, depicted standing on an integral plinth, clad in a tightly-fitted sheath, its hem with incised bands, a striated tripartite headcloth and a vulture headdress, the head centered above her brow, her right arm bent and raised to her left breast, her left arm at her side, her fisted hand once holding a now-missing attribute, traces of gilding preserved on her broad-collar, armlets, bracelets and anklets
5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high
with Elias S. David (1891-1969), New York; thence by descent.
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For a related example, see p. 430 in L. Aubert and J.F. Aubert, Bronze et Or Égyptiens.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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