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: 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.