Lot 76
  • 76

AN EGYPTIAN GLASS AND CARNELIAN BEAD AND PENDANT NECKLACE, NEW KINGDOM, 1540-1075 B.C. | An Egyptian Glass and Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 GBP
Sold
16,250 GBP
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Description

  • carnelian
  • Largest pendants 1.1 cm. length as strung together 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 (Sotheby's, New York, December 8th, 2015, lot 44, illus.)
acquired from the above by the current owner

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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