26 - 27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN LIGHT GREEN FAIENCE CRICKET OR GRASSHOPPER
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII (1390-1327 B.C.)
With finely detailed wings and underbody, the eyes in blue glaze, the folded legs with traces of red glaze, hind part missing, mounted
2 in. (5 cm. long)
Christie's London, 10 December 1981, lot 286.
Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London.
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Ägypten: Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig, 1997; and Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, 1997-1998.
Animals, 1996, III, no. 1; Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 1; and M. Page-Gasser and A. B. Wiese, Ägypten, Augenblicke der Ewigkeit, Mainz, 1997, pp. 156-157, no. 97.
See illustration on page 107.
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