9 December 2004
THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN
SIX EGYPTIAN SCARABS
MIDDLE KINGDOM TO LATE PERIOD, 2040-343 B.C.
Including one of turquoise; one of green faience with a simian engraved on the underside; one of lapis lazuli; one Late Period of porphyry; one of amethyst; and one of glazed steatite, the underside engraved with a benu-bird and Maat on a sacred barque
Porphyry: 1 in. (2.5 cm.) high (6)
Turquoise: with Charles Kelekian, New York, 1977.
Green faience: G. Leavitt, Pennsylvania, 1979.
Lapis Lazuli: Claude Seligman, New York.
Porphyry: R. H. Blanchard Collection.
Amethyst: William Ward, 1960s.
D. Corsett, Arizona, 1996.
Steatite: with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1994.
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