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LOT 0718

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GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,330 - 1,880
USD ($) 1,480 - 2,090

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£1,200 (EUR 1,326; USD 1,476) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Bead Necklace with Eye of Horus Pendant

Mainly Late Period, 664-332 BC

A restrung multi-strand necklace of glazed composition disc beads and gold-in-glass oblate beads, attached to a faience plaque with butted papyrus columns flanked by four Eyes of Horus with black detailing, modern gilt fastening plaque with central cell and glazed composition scaraboid rosette and inscription beneath. 157 grams, 40cm (15 3/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
From the private collection of jewellery designer Natalia Josca (1933-2007), New York, USA; her collection formed personally from 1972-early 1980s, much of which she later made into designer jewellery such as this necklace.