• 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 11

    A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULETS AND SCARABS

    CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULETS AND SCARABS
    CIRCA 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Comprising one with Pharaoh holding flail and crook, with two uraei; another with a sphinx and Thutmosis III cartouche, New Kingdom-3rd Intermediate Period; a blue glazed composition seal with Pharaoh slaying his enemies on recto, rev. with a lion crouching on an enemy; a blue glazed composition amulet of Mut holding a sceptre; three blue glazed composition eye amulets, all New Kingdom-Late Period; and a green glazed steatite scarab, rev. with three figures of dancing Bes, New Kingdom, late 18th/early 19th Dynasty, 3 cm. long
    3.8 cm. high max. (9)


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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 9 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. 667, 668, 682.