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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF KNUT ROSENSVÄRD, SWEDEN

An Egyptian Gold and Steatite Scarab Swivel Ring, Early 18th Dynasty, 1540-1400 B.C.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF KNUT ROSENSVÄRD, SWEDEN

An Egyptian Gold and Steatite Scarab Swivel Ring, Early 18th Dynasty, 1540-1400 B.C.
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An Egyptian Gold and Steatite Scarab Swivel Ring, Early 18th Dynasty, 1540-1400 B.C.
with solid gold hoop, the spiral wire wound around the shoulders and through the convex terminals and turquoise-glazed scarab, the scarab carved underneath with a decorative device composed of stylized lotus and papyri.
Width 15/16 in. 23.8 cm.
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Provenance

acquired by an ancestor of the present owner, probably during travels abroad in the late 19th Century

Catalogue Note

Cf. B. Fay, Ancient Egyptian Jewelry, Berlin, 1990, p. 10. For scarabs with related devices underneath see F.S. Matouk, Corpus du scarabée égyptien, vol. 2, Beirut, 1977, p. 406, and P.E. Newberry, Scarabs, London, 1908, pl. XX.

Egyptian, Classical, and Western Asiatic Antiquities

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New York