6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 9,375
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 9,000
AN EGYPTIAN HAEMATITE AND FAIENCE BEAD NECKLACE
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Composed of thirty-two globular and biconical haematite beads, graduated in size, interspersed with small cylindrical faience beads in varying shades of blue and green, centered by a haematite papyrus scepter pendant; strung with a modern S-hook closure
19 in. (48.2 cm.) long
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Acquired by the current owner in the 1970s.
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