Lot 76 An Egyptian Glass and Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace, New Kingdom, 1540-1075 B

Lot 76. An Egyptian Glass and Carnelian Bead and Pendant Necklace, New Kingdom, 1540-1075 B.C. Largest pendants 1.1 cm. length as strung together 42.9 cm. Estimate 7,000 — 10,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.

composed of numerous deep blue glass and five jasper-red glass cornflower seed pendants, interspersed with globular carnelian beads.

Provenance: Goddard and Josephine DuBois, acquired in Egypt circa 1901-1907
Dr. Goddard DuBois, San Diego (Sotheby's, New York, December 8th, 2015, lot 44, illus.)
acquired from the above by the current owner.

Exhibited: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, circa 1920-1940
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1945-1965
Museum of Man, San Diego, 1968

Note: For similar New Kingdom glass and faience pendants cf. Catharine H. Roehrig, Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005, no. 125a and b.

Sotheby's. Ancient Sculpture and Works of Art, London, 03 Jul 2018, 04:00 PM