11931. Provenanced Egyptian Bronze Striding Nefertum
Circa XXVth to XXVIth Dynasty Circa 664-525 BC
A lost wax casting of the standing male deity on a rectangular base, the left leg striding forward and hands at the sides, shown wearing a pleated kilt, uraeus and a lotus-form headdress, with a suspension loop on the back. Size: 7-3/4 inches H. (On wooden base 9-5/8 inches H.) Excellent provenance: Sothebys Parke-Bernet, April 24, 1970 (illustrated). Acquired at the above sale by the father and by descent to the present owner. Photocopies of the auction pages accompany this item.