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An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Cat, 26th/30th Dynasty, 664-342 B.C.

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Estimate:

50,000 - 80,000 GBP

Property from an American Private Collection

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Cat, 26th/30th Dynasty, 664-342 B.C.

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Cat, 26th/30th Dynasty, 664-342 B.C.

Estimate:

50,000 - 80,000 GBP

Lot sold:

50,400

GBP

Property from an American Private Collection

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Cat

 26th/30th Dynasty, 664-342 B.C.


seated with the long tail curled around to the front, the ears erect, with grooved whiskers, indented nostrils, and diagonal markings on the brow, and wearing a finely incised Eye of Horus pectoral suspended from a braided collar.

Height without tenons 18.2 cm.


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art market, Philadelphia (Christie’s East, New York, May 11th, 1983, no. 318)
West Coast private collector (Christie’s, New York, December 9th , 2015, no. 131, illus.)
acquired by the current owner at the above sale