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Lot 0054

Description

A wonderful Egyptian bronze figure of a seated Harpokrates, 25th - 26th Dynasty, c. 746 - 525 BC, solid cast, the young god is depicted nude, wearing characteristic side-lock of youth with uraeus, a necklace with central pendant and chest band, his right finger held to his lips. In very soft and naturalistic style. H: 4 2/3 in (11.9cm). Nicely detailed with attractive patination. Custom antique wood base. Ex Pilar Muniz de Camahort, acquired in Cairo from R.M. Nahman in the 1950's; thence descent. Pilar Muniz de Camahort was married to Ricardo Muniz y Verdugo, Minister Counselor in the Spanish Embassy to King Farouk and later President Nasser.

Condition

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections , the effects of aging, or repair/restoration work. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid, and we will be happy to give you a full overview of the items' condition. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.

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Wonderful Egyptian bronze figure of seated Harpokrates

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500Dec 07, 2019
Starting Bid $2,000