An Egyptian glass duck amulet and a Lapis and gold ring 2
Lot 24
An Egyptian glass duck bead and a lapis lazuli scaraboid 2
Sold for £2,160 (US$ 3,593) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Egyptian glass duck bead and a lapis lazuli scaraboid
New Kingdom, circa 1550-1070
Of dark blue glass with threads of white and yellow glass, pierced beneath the wing area, circa 18th Dynasty 20mm long; and a lapis lazuli scaraboid of lenticular form set in a modern gold hoop, 1.5mm long, finger size 'K' (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    English private collection. Acquired in the UK 1960s-1980s.

    Literature:
    For a double duck bead, cf. Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom 1558-1085 B.C., Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1982, p.170.
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