18 October 2005
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SCULPTOR'S RELIEF MODEL OF A GOOSE
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD (305-30 B.C.)
The goose (hieroglyphic sign sa, "son") striding to right, with finely incised details of plumage, repaired with restoration, mounted
5 x 7¼ in. (12.7 x 18.4 cm.)
Heeramaneck collection: sold Sotheby's New York, 13 June 2002, lot 207.
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Formerly on loan to the Brooklyn Museum of Art (L78.17.34).
Old collection label on reverse.
See illustration on page 10.
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