London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE THOTH
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 304-30 B.C.
In the form of a baboon seated on his haunches on an integral plinth, the forepaws on his knees, the tail drawn around the body to his right, the genitalia exposed, with incised fur detail
1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.) high
Private European collection, 1974.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 16 June 2006, lot 201.
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