Date: 6th - 1st Century B.C. (late period).
Material: Bronze, with silver gilding.
Condition: Intact, with green patina and encrustations.
Provenance: Ex: Early private collection from the 1960's.
Measurements: 3.25 inches long (8 cms), 2.9 inches high (7.3 cms).
Standing on an oval base, the tail feathers highlighted and the eyes are drilled, the neck, head, tail and feet are silver-gilt. An exceptional artefact that is extremely rare. A related go ...click for details
Date: 1st Century B.C. / 1st Century A.D.
Condition: Intact, preserving the head from a larger figure. Mounted on a custom display base.
Provenance: Ex: American private collection; Ex: European art market.
Measurements: 2 15/16 inches high (7.4 cms).
The hair full with tiny rounded curls, the eyes slightly recessed and may have been once inlaid.
Cf: Lot 453, Christie's New York Antiquities Auction, The Morven Collection Of Ancient A ...click for details
Date: 309 - 30 BC, (PTOLEMAIC).
Provenance: EX: GERMAN ART MARKET; EX: AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION.
Condition: INTACT, WITH VERY PRETTY GREEN/BLUE PATINA, WITH CUSTOM BASE STAND.
Measurements: 4 INCHES HIGH, (10.2 CMS).
Cf: Agyptische Bronzefiguren, pl. 22 a/b and pl. 76 b.