12 December 2002
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN EGYPTIAN BONE AMULET
Dynasty XXV-XXVI, 712-525 B.C.
Now discolored, designed as an openwork double-sided composition, the front with the corpulent torso and limbs of Pataikos, the back depicting in relief a nude winged protective goddess facing right
1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm) high
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This lot is offered without reserve.
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
The New York heiress and businesswoman discusses the art of entertaining — illustrated with lots from the private collection of Jayne Wrightsman
Offered on 13 October at Christie’s in New York, this Attic red-figured kylix could be about to eclipse a landmark figure set 20 years ago, says Harry Seymour