Lot 734

An Egyptian Bastet bronze, Late Period, 7th - 4th century B.C.

Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 876 Lots

Hammer price € 4,400

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Description

Finely proportioned, naturalistically depicted, seated figure of the goddess Bastet in the form of a cat with her forepaws together, her tail curving forward around the proper right side and extending just beyond the forepaws, the head with erect ears. Fully cast figure on a hollow bronze basis. Fixed to a wooden stand. Beautiful patina. Traces of age. Intact. Height 10 cm (with spikes 12 cm).

Provenance: From a Rhenish private collection.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 879. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).