An Egyptian blue glazed composition New Year Ring
Lot 35
An Egyptian bright blue glazed composition New Year Ring
Sold for £7,800 (US$ 13,096) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Egyptian bright blue glazed composition New Year Ring
Late New Kingdom, circa 1295-1070 B.C.
The flat oval bezel crisply inscribed: 'Amun opens a happy new year', the bezel 30mm long, finger size 'R'

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    O.W. collection, Munich, formed between 1950-1980.

    Literature:
    For comparable examples cf. W.M. Flinders Petrie, Objects of Daily Life, Guildford, 1974, plate XII, Egyptian glazed rings; new year gifts, nos 90, 86, 87.
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