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Egyptian Glass Bird Pendants

Antiquities - Egyptian


LOT 435

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 500
EUR (€) 340 - 560
USD ($) 420 - 700
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,265

EGYPTIAN GLASS BIRD PENDANTS

Circa 525-30 BC, Late Dynastic - Ptolemaic Period. A group of seven pale blue glass bird pendants with black, white and yellow detailing, pierced through the chest for suspension. Glass, 8.20 grams, largest 27.5 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition. Extremely rare.

Provenance
Ex Hirsch Auction House, Munich, lot 1928, with case and old auction ticket.

Footnotes
One large and six small birds implies a mother and her chicks.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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