AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HEAD OF A CAT, 26TH/30TH DYNASTY, 664-342 B.C.
with finely modeled face, strong cheekbones, and erect ears with striated markings and holes for the attachment of earrings.
Height 6 cm.
European private collection, 1st half the 20th Century ( based on patina, wood base, cork mount, and label)
Drouot-Richelieu, Paris, June 28th, 2019, no. 5
On the back of the wood base is an old French label with blue border and cut corners inscribed in ink "5634 / Epoque Saïte / XXVI: Dyn / AE P.2.Z".