Lot 44
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An Egyptian Glass and Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace, New Kingdom, 1540-1075 B.C.

Estimate
6,000 - 9,000 USD
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Description

  • An Egyptian Glass and Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace
  • Cornelian, glass, gold
  • Largest pendants 7/16 in. 1.1 cm. length as strung together 16 7/8 in. 42.9 cm.
composed of numerous deep blue glass and five jasper-red glass cornflower seed pendants, interspersed with globular carnelian beads.

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

Catalogue Note

For similar New Kingdom glass and faience pendants cf. Catharine H. Roehrig, Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005, no. 125a and b.
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