9 December 2004
THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE SEATED CAT WITH KITTENS
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXV, 1070-712 B.C.
Blue in color, with the mother cat seated upright, two diminutive kittens seated against her forelegs, all on an integral plinth, a suspension loop at the nape of the mother's neck
1¼ in. (3.1 cm.) high
Thalassic Collection, New York, 2002.
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