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Extremely rare Egyptian Zoomorphic bronze belthook!

Extremely rare Egyptian Zoomorphic bronze belthook!

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Bronze: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1351162
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Highly important and unusual Zoomorphic bronze belthook in the shape of a bird, Egyptian, Late period.

A beautiful and intact bronze jevellery, likely a belthook in the shape of a bird with inlays in the round eyes. The bird looks like a duck

A very unusual piece, likely dating to the later 1st. millenium BC.

Size: ca. 35 mm.

Condition: Nice and intact. Some rough spots and fine green patina.

Provenance: The collection of Helen Schou. Helen Schou, née Rée, (1905-2006) made her mark on the history of Danish sculpture. She is particularly famous for the two grand monuments: The equestrian statue of Christian X from 1955 at Bispetorvet in Aarhus and the "The Jutland Stallion" from 1969 at Østervold in Randers. She was also a versatile and extremely quality-conscious collector of all kinds of art objects. Throughout a lifetime of more than 100 years, she managed to acquire an enormous private collection.