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LOT 0002

Estimate
GBP (£) 12,000 - 17,000
EUR (€) 13,640 - 19,320
USD ($) 15,380 - 21,780

Opening Bid
£10,800 (EUR 12,277; USD 13,840) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Egyptian Neferhotep Statuette

Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC

A bronze figure of Neferhotep advancing on a rectangular base holding the Seth animal-headed sceptre of power in the left hand, right arm held rigid by the side with fist clenched, pleated kilt to the loins, ribbed collar; the head with arrayed hanks of hair, false beard, lentoid wire rims to the eyes (to accept glass or other inserts?), double Crown of Upper and Lower Egypt with uraeus above the brow; mounted on a custom-made stand. 344 grams, 17cm including stand (6 1/2"). Fine condition; left arm repaired.

Provenance
From an important London collection; formerly in the private collection of Mrs Bogaert, formed 1949, Ghent, near Brussels, Belgium.

Footnotes
A similar figure forms part of the Brooklyn Museum, USA, collection, item 08.480.50.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 25th Feb 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

Tuesday 26th Feb 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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