• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 9

    A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN AMULETS

    1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN AMULETS
    1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Comprising four green glazed composition amulets of deities (Sekhmet, Isis, Thoth, and Isis with Horus), Late Period, circa 6th-4th Century B.C., 5.5 cm. high max.; a dark green glazed composition amulet of a menat-counterpoise with a Sekhmet pectoral finial, Late Period, 2.7 cm. high; and two green glazed composition amulets of the Upper and Lower Egypt crowns, Ptolemaic Period, 3 cm. high max. (15)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the illustration of this lot is wrongly numbered 11 in the catalogue.


    Exhibited

    Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, nos. 680, 682, 683.