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.
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