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LOT 0031

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GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,110 - 1,550
USD ($) 1,310 - 1,830

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£1,000 (EUR 1,110; USD 1,306) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Mirror with Head of Hathor

Late New Kingdom, 1069-945 BC

A bronze mirror with a Late Period wooden handle, the mirror with discoid face, the handle with likeness of the goddess Hathor bearing traces of gold leaf, tiered and segmented collar, curved grip with reserved chevrons and rosette finial. 660 grams, 31cm (12 1/4"). Fine condition. Rare.

Provenance
From the private collection of a medical professional; formerly in the old French collection of Mr Mandel, 1960-1975; with old label to the reverse of the handle dated 1935; accompanied by an original French certificate of exportation, number 208888.