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Ancient Egyptian Bronze Cat, 1075 BC

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An Egyptian bronze cat, 21st-26th dynasty, circa 1075-525 BC. Alert, sat on her haunches, her long tail curling around the body to touch the forepaws, the beautifully modelled face with pricked ears and large round, deep-set eyes. The mouth closed, forming a sweeping v shape, the ears pierced, one with a gold earring. Long rectangular tenons below for attachment to a wooden base. An elegant and finely modelled bronze. Height: 9 cm excluding tang. 15 cm on base. Provenance: French private collection, with French cultural property passport.

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
    Egypt
  • Date of Manufacture
    1075 BC
  • Condition Details
    Left rear paw and small section of lower body restored.
  • Dimensions
    H 5.91 in. x W 1.97 in. x D 2.76 in.H 15 cm x W 5 cm x D 7 cm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU1052211862503
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