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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 222

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION RING

    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXII, CIRCA 945-715 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION RING
    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXII, CIRCA 945-715 B.C.
    The bezel of cartouche shape, with hieroglyphs reading "Amon-Ra-Hor-Akhty, the Lord of the Thrones of the Two Lands"
    2½ in. (6.2 cm.) high


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    PUBLISHED:
    Exhibition catalogue, Le don du Nil, Art égyptien dans les collections suisses, Basel, 1978, p. 80, no. 279.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
    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.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Collection of Dr. R. Schmidt (1900-1970); and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE RUDOLPH SCHMIDT COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Le don du Nil, Art égyptien dans les collections suisses, Genève, Basel, Bern, Zürich, Luzern, 1978, no. 279.