20 April 2005
AN EGYPTIAN AMARNA GLAZED FAIENCE DUCK INLAY FRAGMENT
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1352-1336 B.C.
The green duck head with brown outline, eye and stippling indicating the feathers, with yellow bill
1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) long max.
Formerly in the Altounian collection, France, first half of 20th Century; and previously, by repute, from an auction including lots from Howard Carter.
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For similar, cf. F. Friedman (ed.), Gifts of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Faience, London, 1998, pp. 90 and 191, no. 42.
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