40: A Rare Egyptian Clay Oil Lamp Mould Of Hathor
Egypt, Ca. 3rd century BC. Constructed from fine Nile clay, this mould is for the top half of an Egyptian oil lamp. It features a high peaked handle, round body and elongated rounded nozzle, the concave discus featuring the fine and delicate features of the goddess Hathor with bovine ears, and bordered by a band of stylized horns symbolizing the goddess. Dimensions: length, 4-1/2 inches (11.4 centimeters).
PROVENANCE: Ex-private Maryland Collection acquired in the 1950's
there is NO RESERVE on this lot
Intact and in very good condition overall.