5 December 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND PRIVATE COLLECTOR
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE AND GOLD NECKLACE
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
Composed of blue faience tubular beads, interspersed with gold spacers, centered by twenty-three gold poppy seedpod pendants; strung with a modern clasp
13¾ in. (35.1 cm.) long
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1967.
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