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LOT 0031

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GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,320 - 1,870
USD ($) 1,560 - 2,210

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£1,170 (EUR 1,289; USD 1,518) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Gold Framed Scarab Ring

Late New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC

A gold ring with round-section hoop and bifacial composition scaraboid bezel in gold frame; scarab design to one face, a cartouche flanked by uraei, wings to the centre, a throne with hieroglyph below. 10.98 grams, 36.60mm overall, 29.61x14.32mm internal diameter (approximate size British L 1/2, USA 6, Europe 11.24, Japan 10) (1 1/4"). Fine condition, bezel no longer articulate.

Provenance
From a very important London collection formed 1970-1999, the property of a deceased gentleman, by descent.
Literature
Cf. Chadour, A.B., Rings. The Alice and Louis Koch Collection, volume I, Leeds, 1994, item 34, for type.