Lot 7
  • 7

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Ptah, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Ptah
  • Bronze
  • Height from modern base 6 1/8 in. 15.6 cm.
standing on an inscribed rectangular base with steps in front, his hands emerging from his cloak and holding the was-scepter and ankh, and wearing bracelets, broad beaded collar, striated wavy beard with copper-inlaid beard straps, and close-fiting cap with engraved tassel falling over the cloak in back, his face with gold-overlaid eyes and copper-inlaid eyebrows.

Provenance

Anne Marie Farnier, Galerie des Saint-Pères, Paris
Royal Athena Gallery, New York, June 1983
acquired from the above by the current owner in November 1983
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