• Ancient Jewelry  auction at Christies

    Sale 2233

    Ancient Jewelry

    11 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 387

    AN EGYPTIAN GOLD PENDANT

    OLD KINGDOM, DYNASTY VI, 2323-2150 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN GOLD PENDANT
    OLD KINGDOM, DYNASTY VI, 2323-2150 B.C.
    In the form of a hare, crouching in profile to the right, its forepaws projecting forward, its long ears extending back, on a thin rectangular plinth, a suspension loop at its left side
    7/16 in. (1.1 cm.) long


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    For a similar example see no 36a, pp. 63-64 in Page-Gasser and Wiese, Ägypten, Augenblicke der Ewigkeit.

    Provenance

    Vernon Pick Collection, acquired in Switzerland in the 1950s.