Lot of 2 Egyptian Scarabs / Etruscan 15K+ Gold Bezels Lot 2D Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Aug 30

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263896341306 LOT 2DSeller's Estimate: USD 1,000 - 1,500 Ancient Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 11th to 14th Dynasty, ca. 2055 to 1650 BCE; New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period, 18th to 25th Dynasty, ca. 1549 to 653 BCE; Northern Italy, Etruria, ca. 4th century BCE. A lovely set of hand-carved steatite scarabs within Etruscan gold settings. First is a chalky-white scarab from the Middle Kingdom era with incised insectile features on the topside and a carved bull on the underside, all inside a 15K gold setting with triangular fastening panels and a stippled border. Second is a blue-glazed scarab from the New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period with traces of glazing on the topside, abstract curvilinear incised designs on the bottom, and placed inside a 14K gold setting with a bulb-motif exterior. The ends of each gold setting are covered with five additional bulbs. Size of largest (white scarab): 0.6" L x 0.375" W (1.5 cm x 1 cm); total weight: 3.1 grams (1.5 grams for glazed; 1.6 grams for white); gold quality: 15K (glazed), 14K (white). 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. #137685 Condition Report: Wearable when strung on a necklace or bracelet. Both scarabs have age-commensurate surface wear and abrasions, light fading to incised details, and some fading to natural or glazed coloration, otherwise intact and very good. Gold settings have some tarnishing, indentations to exterior bulbs, and slight bending to overall form. 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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