Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS Ex. Gustave Jequier

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS Ex. Gustave Jequier


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Bronze: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1169527

Please refer to our stock # GD-512 when inquiring.
Galleria Delvecchio
View Seller Profile
Toronto
Canada
416-457-6710

Guest Book
 $8,500.00 
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS

LATE PERIOD 664-30 B.C.

Seated Isis and Horus, the goddess clad in a tightly-fitted sheath, a striated tripartite wig and vulture headdress crowned with a cobra-modius supporting cow horns framing a solar disk, offering her left breast to her divine son Horus seated on her lap, his head cradled by her left hand, wearing a cap-crown fronted by a uraeus and the side lock of youth, tenons below the integral plinth for insertion. Measures 7 inches with stand.

Picture attached of item when it was part of the Bill Jamieson collection .

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authenticated by Gayle Gibson, "Egyptologist", Royal Ontario Museum.

Literature: Jacques F. Aubert – Liliane Aubert, Bronzes et or égyptiens (Paris, 2001). George Steindorff, Catalogue of the Egyptian Sculpture in the Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore MD, 1946).E. Schiaparelli, Museo Archeologico di Firenze-Antichità Egizie, Roma, 1887. Müller H. W., "Isis mit dem Horuskind : ein Beitrag zur Ikonographie der stillenden Gottesmutter in hellenistischen und römischen Ägypten", in Münchner Jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst, n 14, 1963. Roeder Günther, Ägyptische Bronzefiguren, Berlin, Graphische Werkstätten, 1956.