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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 95

    AN EGYPTIAN IVORY COSMETIC PIN

    DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1504-1292 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN IVORY COSMETIC PIN
    DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1504-1292 B.C.
    Of long tapering form, the flaring flattened top incised with dotted lines and diamond pattern, with mount
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Formerly in the collection of the French Director-General of excavations and antiquities in Egypt, Gaston Maspero (1846-1916).