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LOT 0045

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GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,540 - 4,720
USD ($) 3,640 - 4,860

Opening Bid
£1,980 (EUR 2,336; USD 2,405) (+bp*)

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EGYPTIAN STANDING FIGURE OF AMUN-RE
LATE PERIOD, 664-332 B.C.

A bronze statuette of the god Amun-Re, modelled in the round in a striding pose on an integral rectangular base, wearing a short kilt and headdress with socket for ostrich plumes, arms held by his sides with hands made into gripping fists, stylised facial features and false beard; accompanied by a custom-made display stand with Bonhams lot number to underside. 5 3/4 in. (281 grams, 14.8 cm high).

PROVENANCE:
Acquired in the 1970s.
From the private collection of Gottfried and Helga Hertel, Cologne, Germany.
With Bonhams, London, 3 July 2019, lot 274 (part).
Accompanied by a copy of the relevant Bonhams catalogue pages.
Accompanied by a recent dealer's certificate of authenticity and invoice with provenance.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11291-191831.

LITERATURE:
Cf. The Metropolitan Museum, accession number 04.2.451, for similar.

CONDITION