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
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THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
From Aspen to Big Sky, 5 super-snug retreats in or near some of the world’s top-ranked ski resorts — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
Specialist Furio Rinaldi admires this rediscovered work by the 16th-century Italian artist, which scholars had long presumed lost