An Egyptian bronze cat
Lot 315
An Egyptian bronze cat
£30,000 - 50,000
US$ 50,000 - 84,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian bronze cat
Late Period, circa 600 B.C.
Hollow cast, depicted seated upright with the forepaws together, the long tail curled around right side of the body, the details of the face incised, the left ear pierced with a bronze hoop earring, 10½in (26.5cm) high excluding tang, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Swedish private collection of Lars von Celsing (1916-2009), acquired in Cairo in 1972, whilst ambassador to Egypt.

    Accompanied by a copy of a metallurgical report.
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