16 June 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
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 on the proper right side, the ears pierced for now-missing earrings, a tenon below the forelegs for insertion
6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) high excluding tenon
Alfred E. Mirsky (1900-1974).
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ALFRED E. MIRSKY, SOLD FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE GRADUATE STUDENT PROGRAM OF THE ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY
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