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PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Isis with Horus, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 324,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Isis with Horus, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 324,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Isis with Horus, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.
the goddess seated on a throne and holding her child Horus on her lap, her feet resting on a footstool, and wearing a long close-fitting dress, broad beaded collar, echeloned tripartite wig, vulture headdress, and diadem of uraei crowned by horns and sun-disk, her child Horus wearing the juvenile side-lock and close fitting cap with uraeus, the throne decorated in part with a basket-weave design, the rectangular plinth engraved on the four sides with a hieroglyphic inscription asking for “Life, Prosperity and Health for the Ka of the Prophet Wennefer-pa-di-Bastet son of Iry-Pat, Hatyaa, Horsiese, his mother Pa-di-Neith”.
Height 16 1/2 in. 41.9 cm.
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Provenance

European art market, late 1960s/early 1970s
Sotheby’s, London, December 8th-9th, 1986, no. 145, cover illus.  

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