5 June 2014
This lot is offered without a reserve
TWO EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURES
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
Including an oxyrynchos fish with circular eyes rimmed in silver, one preserving glass inlay, wearing a modius fronted by a uraeus, surmounted by a solar disk framed by cow horns, a suspension loop behind, on an integral sledge base; and the god Sobek in the form of a crocodile, wearing a double-plumed headdress fronted by a solar disk
Fish: 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long (2)
with Joel L. Malter, Encino, California, 1978.
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