Large Bronze Statuette of Osiris

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Late Period, 664-332 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 38 cm high
Price: 12 000 Euro
Ref: 1213
Provenance: Old French private collection 1960-1970s. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Missing parts on the crown and beard, hardly visible cracks on the neck.
Description: Very large hollow casted bronze statuette of god Osiris with atef crown depicted in mummiform. The forehead is decorated with an Uraeus, the royal cobra, the face framed by a pharaoh’s beard. The arms crossed, resting on the chest, in his left hand Osiris holds the crook, in the right one the flail, both symbols of the absolute reign of the pharaohs. The face with very fine features, the ears large and slightly protruding. A very large statuette with fine details. On an old wood base.