Lot 14
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Two Egyptian Bronze Ostrich Plumes, Late Period, 716-30 B.C.

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • Two Egyptian Bronze Ostrich Plumes
  • bronze
  • Heights 6 1/4 and 6 3/16 in. 15.9 and 15.7 cm.
from the atef-crown of a large figure of Osiris, each feather resting on a ram’s horn and flanked by a uraeus crowned by the sun-disk, the tail trailing across the back, a pendent uraeus once suspended below, the details carefully engraved overall, and with traces of glass paste inlay.

Provenance

acquired in Egypt between 1957 and 1961
American private collection, 1961-2015
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