• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 369

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION 'MUMMY BEAD' FACE MASK

    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION 'MUMMY BEAD' FACE MASK
    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The eyes, nose and mouth made up of cream, black and red glazed beads, framed and glazed
    5 in. (12.6 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    French private collection, 1950s.