9 December 2004
THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN
THREE EGYPTIAN AMULETS
LATE PERIOD TO ROMAN PERIOD, 664 B.C.-200 A.D.
Including a green faience conjoined recumbent lion and bull foreparts, the bull with a solar disk between its horns, on an integral plinth, a suspension loop above; a green faience recumbent sphinx, its head turned to its right, a suspension loop at the center of its back; and an Egyptian blue cat seated upright on an integral plinth, its long narrow tail curving around to its right, a suspension loop at the back of its neck
Cat: 1 1/8 in. (3.1 cm.) high (3)
Lion and Bull: with Secret Eye Gallery, New York, 1979.
Sphinx: with David Liebert, New York.
Cat: with Antiqua, California, 1995 (Catalogue III).
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