• 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 7 A

    AN EGYPTIAN BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION WINGED SCARAB

    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 6TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION WINGED SCARAB
    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 6TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
    Attached with glazed composition tubular beads to form a necklace, 12 cm. long; an Egyptian blue glazed composition mummy bead net strung in lattice pattern, New Kingdom-Third Intermediate Period, circa 1550-664 B.C., 40 cm. long; a group of six Egyptian glazed composition bead necklaces, including one with bead fringes, 30.5 cm long max., Ptolemaic Period, 4th-1st Century B.C.; an Egyptian multiple eye amulet, pierced, 4 cm. long; and a group of amulets, 4 cm. high max. (25)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s or early 1970s. (1): formerly in the collection of Baron H. W. Herwarth von Bittenfeld (1871-1942).


    Exhibited

    (1): Rotterdam, Historisch Museum, Bezeten Bezit, Keuzetentoonstelling uit de verzameling van Mevrouw W.G. Elias-Vaes te Rotterdam, exhibition catalogue, 18 April - 1 August 1970, no. 672