27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION WEDJAT-EYE OF HORUS AMULET
CIRCA 6TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
The openwork plaque in the form of an eye with the component parts of the Horus falcon below, namely the double plumes, extended wing, eye, lower half of the body, and uraeus, the outline of the brow and pupil in dark brown glaze, mounted
2 1/8 x 1½ in. (5.5 x 4 cm.)
Formerly in a Belgian private collection.
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For an almost identical example, cf. Sotheby's London, The Ernest Brummer Collection, 16 November 1964, lot 23.
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