EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS

LARGE BRONZE HEAD OF A CAT 

EGYPTIAN, LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C. 

From a separately cast figure of a cat, the large eyes with irises originally inlaid, the pupils with traces of gilding, the short whiskers and ears incised, a scarab in relief between the ears. 

Height 14.6 cm. 

PROVENANCE 

Charles Ratton, Paris, 1960s 

Evelyn Annenberg Hall (1912-2005): Christie’s, New York, 9 December 2005, lot 72 

Private collection, Switzerland, 2007-2020 

COMMENT 

For a similar head, (size 12 cm.) see S. Schoske and D. Wildung, Gott und Gotter im Alten Agypten, exhibition catalogue, Germany, 1993, p. 12, no. 3. 

Price on request