Ancient Egyptian Terracotta Harpokrates Riding Horse Ex. Gustav Jequier
We are pleased to offer this ancient Egyptian terracotta depicting a Harpokrates riding a horse, the god wearing a short tunic and a pschent-crown, his right index finger raised to his lip. Measures 6.5 inches long, dates to circa 1st century AD.
Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946)
Exhibited at Christies Auction House, USA, 2007
Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)
Authentication: Gayle Gibson of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.
Almost identical piece published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 187.