A group of Egyptian glazed composition inlay fragments 15
Lot 10
A group of Egyptian glazed composition inlay fragments
15
£ 2,500 - 3,000
US$ 3,200 - 3,800

Antiquities

30 Sep 2015, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
A group of Egyptian glazed composition inlay fragments
Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.
Ten apple green glazed composition inlays including a nTr sign in two pieces with incised grooves with blue glaze; a thigh and a leg hieroglyphic inlay; an oval trough-shaped inlay; an arm with hand missing; a double mound inlay sign for hill country; an s sign, part of the folded cloth missing; and one other; and five blue glazed composition sections of hieroglyph borders of rectangular bar form, with a dark blue glassy glaze on the upper surfaces, 5.7cm longest (15)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Swedish private collection, acquired in 1995.
    Christie's, London, Per Neb Collection, vol. 3, 06 December 1993, lot 203 (part).
    The Groppi Collection, Switzerland, acquired in the 1920s-1940s.
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