An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, 21st-25th Dynasty, 1075-656 B.C.
holding the crook and flail, and wearing a braided beard and the crown of Upper Egypt, the eyes recessed for inlay
27cm. high without tenon; 10½in.
English private collection, early 20th Century (based on white marble base with black painted inscription)
Presumably Sir John Smith, acquired in the 1960s or earlier
thence by descent