Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art

Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art

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An Egyptian Bronze, Wood and Lapis Lazuli Figure of an Ibis, Late Period, 664-30 B.C.

Lot Closed

July 5, 02:20 PM GMT

Estimate

5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

An Egyptian Bronze, Wood and Lapis Lazuli Figure of an Ibis

Late Period, 664-30 B.C.


sacred to the god Thoth, striding with head erect and eyes recessed for inlay, the rounded body with tail inlaid.

Height from wood base 11.7 cm.

Wilhelmina Gerardina Elias-Vaes (1908-2002), Rotterdam, acquired in the 1960s or 1970s

Christie's, Amsterdam, Twenty Rooms. The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes, April 27th-29th, 2010, no. 20, part

acquired by the present owner at the above sale