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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEAD NECKLACE

    2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEAD NECKLACE
    2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER
    With turquoise glazed amulets and beads including a quadruple wedjat-eye and a cowrie shell bead, interspersed with red glazed composition and green glass spacer beads, 16 in. (40.5 cm.) long; another bead necklace with tubular green glazed composition beads and blue glass disc beads, with five later glazed pottery lotus pendants, 30 in. (76 cm.) long, both restrung; a blue glazed composition papyrus sceptre, 2½ in. (6.5 cm.) long; and a turquoise glazed composition djed-pillar 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) high (4)


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    (AGm 1, AGm 1, AGm 7A, AGm 3.2)

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    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.


    Provenance

    Plesch collection; acquired from Bernheimer, Boston, Mass., U.S.A., August 1971 (item 1); acquired from D. T. Bowring, London, May 1982 (item 2), and June 1978 (items 3 and 4).