12 June 2002
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF
THE HONORABLE ROBERT MCKINNEY
This Lot has no reserve
A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN BRONZE, LIMESTONE AND OBSIDIAN EYES
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
The bronze rims curved, the obsidian irises set into the limestone, once inlaid into a sculpture, likely of wood
2½ in. (6.3 cm) long each (2)
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