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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 118

    AN EGYPTIAN BLUE FAIENCE WINGED SCARAB

    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BLUE FAIENCE WINGED SCARAB
    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.
    The separately-made body and two wings perforated for attachment, the details of the beetle and feathered wings naturalistically modelled
    7 5/8 in. (19.5 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Private collection, New York.
    New York art market, 1977.