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Egyptian Steatite Scarab / Etruscan 16K Gold Bezel Lot 2B Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Aug 30

$800.00 1 Bid Sold

Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263896341489 LOT 2BSeller's Estimate: USD 1,600 - 2,400 Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 11th to 14th Dynasty, ca. 2055 to 1650 BCE; Northern Italy, Etruria, ca. 4th century BCE. A petite scarab, hand-carved from pale-beige steatite, with insectile features on the topside and a trio of inscribed hieroglyphic symbols on the bottom side. The scarab is set within an Etruscan 16K gold bezel with small triangular flaps securing the amulet within. The pendant is then ringed with eighteen small gold bulbs around the perimeter and five additional bulbs in front of each end of the perforated scarab. A truly beautiful example of ancient jewelry which combines characteristic artistic styles from two of history's most storied civilizations. Size (pendant): 0.625" L x 0.5" W (1.6 cm x 1.3 cm); size (scarab): 0.5" L x 0.35" W (1.3 cm x 0.9 cm); total weight: 2.2 grams; gold quality: 16K. Provenance: private Davis collection, Houston, Texas, USA All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #137684 Condition Report: Wearable if strung onto a necklace or bracelet. Surface wear and abrasions commensurate with age, small nicks and fading to hieroglyphic characters on scarab, and light tarnishing and indentations to bulbs and flaps of gold components, otherwise intact and excellent. Light earthen deposits throughout. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Fine Antiquities / Asian / Ethnographic Art offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, August 30, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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