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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION

A Fragmentary Egyptian Basalt Figure of the Horus Falcon, 30th Dynasty/Ptolemaic Period, 380-30 B.C.
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 200,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
12

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION

A Fragmentary Egyptian Basalt Figure of the Horus Falcon, 30th Dynasty/Ptolemaic Period, 380-30 B.C.
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 200,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Egyptian, Classical, and Western Asiatic Antiquities

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A Fragmentary Egyptian Basalt Figure of the Horus Falcon, 30th Dynasty/Ptolemaic Period, 380-30 B.C.
standing with the wings formerly crossed over the tail feathers, the prominent round eyes finely carved, part of the spur of one talon remaining.
Height 12 5/8 in. 32.1 cm.
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Provenance

Samuel (1889-1971) and Saidye Bronfman, acquired before 1971
the Estate of Saidye Bronfman (1897-1995)
by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

For a falcon which appears to be close in style and date see R.S. Bianchi and R.A. Fazzini,  Cleopatra’s Egypt, Age of the Ptolemies, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1988, p. 94, no. 8 (MMA 34.2.1), a complete statue of the Horus Falcon, King Nectanebo II (360-342 B.C.) striding in front.

Egyptian, Classical, and Western Asiatic Antiquities

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New York