Lot 1001* ♣ - A190 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 26. September 2019, 10.00 AM

EGYPTIAN LION PROTOME,

Late Period, 6th–3rd century before Christ. Fragment from a piece of furniture.
Bronze, dark patinated. The eyes inlaid in gold (pupils missing). Mounted on a metal base.
H 10 cm, W 8.5 cm.
This object contains material of endangered species and is subject to certain trade restrictions. Prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import it into another country.


Provenance:
Formerly, from a private collection, Geneva (inventory from 1981 available).

Günther Roeder, Ägyptische Bronzefiguren, Berlin 1956, Vol. I, pp. 258–360. Vol. II, Fig. 52c. Hans Kayser, Ägyptisches Kunsthandwerk, Braunschweig 1969, pp. 290–293 with Fig. 268. Hélène Guichard, Des animaux et des pharaons. Le règne animal dans l'Egypte ancienne, Lens 2015, pp. 202–205.

CHF 6 000 / 8 000

€ 5 610 / 7 480

Sold for CHF 7 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.