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LOT 0551

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 180 - 230
USD ($) 200 - 270

Price
£108 (EUR 127; USD 143) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Blue Glass Bes Amulet

Late Period, 664-332 BC

A deep blue glass amulet depicting crouching Bes holding a snake in his right hand, full lion's mane framing the grotesque face, wearing a tall headdress. 9.11 grams, 36mm (1 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From an important central London collection formed since the mid 1960s; thence by descent.