A very rare Egyptian bronze figure of a sacred fish, Late Period, c. 664 Â- 332 BC, likely a barbel type fish, with prominent dorsal fin, the details marking the scales, fins and eyes nicely incised. L: 2 1/2 in (6.4cm). Attractive green/brown patina with flecks of red. Mounted on a custom black wood base. Ex Florida private estate, acquired in 1987.
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