• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 131

    AN EGYPTIAN CORNELIAN BEAD AND AMULET NECKLACE

    NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1550-1069, AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN CORNELIAN BEAD AND AMULET NECKLACE
    NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1550-1069, AND LATER
    Composed of fourty-four graduated cornelian spherical and ovoid beads with turquoise glazed compositions spacers, with three central pendant amulets including two wedjat-eyes and a djed-pillar, restrung with modern clasp
    17 in. (43 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    The Property of a Lady; Christie's London, 3rd July 1996, lot 107.