3033
3033
A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN GLASS EYE INLAYS
21ST – 30TH DYNASTY, 1075-342 BC
Estimate
28,00042,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3033
A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN GLASS EYE INLAYS
21ST – 30TH DYNASTY, 1075-342 BC
Estimate
28,00042,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Curiosity III

|
Hong Kong

A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN GLASS EYE INLAYS
21ST – 30TH DYNASTY, 1075-342 BC
each with deep blue glass rims with extended cosmetic lines, and large pupils of clear glass backed with black and set within white sclerae, the blue glass with traces of gilding
3.8 cm, 1 1/2  in.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Collection of John (Yannis) Perdios, United Kingdom.
A British private collection, acquired in the late 1970s.
A French private collection, acquired in 2012.

Catalogue Note

For a related pair of eyes in bronze and glass or stone compare Peter Lacovara and Betsy Teasley Trope, eds, The Realm of Osiris, Mummies, Coffins, and Ancient Egyptian Funerary Art in the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, 2001, p. 33.

Curiosity III

|
Hong Kong