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LOT 0026

GBP (£) 8,000 - 10,000
EUR (€) 8,990 - 11,230
USD ($) 10,080 - 12,600

Sold for: £8,750
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Egyptian Neferhotep Statuette

Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC

A bronze figure of Neferhotep advancing on a rectangular base, holding Uas sceptre bearing the head of the animal of the god Seth in the left hand, right arm held rigid by the side with clenched fist, 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?), Pschent crown with uraeus above the brow; mounted on a custom-made stand. 344 grams total, 17cm including stand (6 1/2"). Fine condition; left arm repaired.

From an important London collection; formerly in the private collection of Mrs Bogaert, formed 1949, Ghent, near Brussels, Belgium.
A similar figure forms part of the Brooklyn Museum, USA, collection, item 08.480.50.