6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A COLLECTION OF EGYPTIAN AMULETS
NEW KINGDOM TO ROMAN PERIOD, 16TH CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Including thirteen scarabs of faience, steatite, and carnelian, some with motifs and inscriptions on their undersides; three heart amulets of haematite, carnelian and red jasper; a lapis lazuli vulture; an agate and a carnelian djed-pillar; a black stone facing head; a carnelian mano fica, a carnelian head, and a red jasper crouching deity; all mounted together in a modern Egyptian revival gold necklace
15 in. (38.1 cm.) long
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The necklace created in Paris, late 1960s.
Japanese Private Collection, 1980s.
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