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An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, Late Period, ca 664-332 BC
Reference No: EB1301
An Egyptian Bronze Figure of Osiris, Late Period, ca 664-332 BC
Price : $ 5,500
EUR 5,071.00 GBP 4,340.05 AUD 8,438.10

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The seated god shown mummiform with the arms folded across the chest, his fisted hands emerging from beneath his vestment, right over left, holding a crook and flail, the details incised, wearing a braided divine beard and a plumed atef-crown fronted by a uraeus, the idealizing features of the face very well detailed, the eyes designed for inlays (now missing), the plaited chin beard curved out at its tip, on an integral plinth, two tenons below for insertion.

Condition:  Complete with legs rejoined just below the knees, very finely rendered, and in very good condition overall.

Dimensions:   Height 6 1/2" (16.5 cm)

Provenance:   Private Virginia collection, acquired from the NY trade previously with The Merrin Gallery.