• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    AN EGYPTIAN CORNELIAN AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACE

    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1570-1295 B.C. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN CORNELIAN AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACE
    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1570-1295 B.C. AND LATER
    Composed of cornelian vase-shaped pendant beads interspersed with barrel-shaped beads, six gold fly pendant beads, two green glass barrel-shaped beads with gold mounts and a central blue frit lotus head pendant within gold mount, restrung
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) long


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
    Please note that the lots of Iranian origin are subject to U.S. trade restrictions which currently prohibit the import into the United States. Similar restrictions may apply in other countries.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Private collection, acquired from Galerie La Reine Margot, Paris, 1968-69.

    See illustration on previous page.