Lot 42
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An Egyptian Glass, Hematite, and Beryl or Nephrite Bead and Pendant Necklace, Late Period, 716-30 B.C.

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Glass, Hematite, and Beryl or Nephrite Bead and Pendant Necklace
  • Hematite, nephrite, lapis lazuli, glass
  • Heart amulet 1 5/8 in. 4.1 cm. length as strung together 18 1/8 in. 46 cm.
composed of graduate ovoid hematite beads, faceted beryl or nephrite beads, and a large opaque red and green glass heart amulet, a rectangular lapis lazuli(?) plaque at the terminal.

Provenance

Goddard and Josephine DuBois, acquired in Egypt circa 1901-1907
Dr. Goddard DuBois, San Diego

Exhibited

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, circa 1920-1940
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1945-1965
Museum of Man, San Diego, 1968
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