View 1 of Lot 42. An Egyptian Composite Wood and Bronze Figure of an Ibis, Late Period, 716-30 B.C., in whole or in part.
View 1 of Lot 42. An Egyptian Composite Wood and Bronze Figure of an Ibis, Late Period, 716-30 B.C., in whole or in part.
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An Egyptian Composite Wood and Bronze Figure of an Ibis, Late Period, 716-30 B.C., in whole or in part

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

An Egyptian Composite Wood and Bronze Figure of an Ibis, Late Period, 716-30 B.C., in whole or in part

An Egyptian Composite Wood and Bronze Figure of an Ibis, Late Period, 716-30 B.C., in whole or in part

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

8,190

GBP

An Egyptian Composite Wood and Bronze Figure of an Ibis

Late Period, 716-30 B.C., in whole or in part


with recessed circular eyes, long slender legs with engraved crosshatched markings, the wood body pieced together leaving an internal cavity for the now missing ibis mummy.

30 by 53 cm.

Y. E. Collection, Paris, acquired between 1930 and 1956, thence by descent in the family (Drouot, Paris, Thierry de Maigret, June 21st, 2019, no. 36, illus.)
acquired at the above sale