11 December 2003,
Price realised USD 956
USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE FISH AMULET
Roman Period, Circa 2nd Century B.C.
Molded in the round, bluish-green in color with dark blue details; mounted as a pendant in a modern gold setting
1¾ in. (4.4 cm.) long
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Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
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