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Auction archive: Lot number 11

An Egyptian blue faience grape cluster

Antiquities from a Princely Collection
15 Feb 2024 - 26 Feb 2024
Estimate
£300 - £500
ca. US$376 - US$627
Price realised:
£2,816
ca. US$3,535
Auction archive: Lot number 11

An Egyptian blue faience grape cluster

Antiquities from a Princely Collection
15 Feb 2024 - 26 Feb 2024
Estimate
£300 - £500
ca. US$376 - US$627
Price realised:
£2,816
ca. US$3,535
Beschreibung:

An Egyptian blue faience grape cluster
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1550-1292 B.C.
4.1cm highFootnotesProvenance:
Property from an American deceased estate, acquired between 1970 and 1989, and held in Arizona and New York.
Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 28 October 2009, lot 58 (part).
Property from a Princely Collection, acquired at the above sale.
For examples of New Kingdom faience grape clusters, used as architectural ornaments, cf. F Friedman (ed.), Gifts of the Nile, Ancient Egyptian Faience, London, 1998, nos. 36 and 37, p. 89. For one in Egyptian "blue", cf. exhibition catalogue, Ägyptens Aufstieg Zur Weltmacht, Mainz, 1987, no. 47, p. 136.

Auction archive: Lot number 11
Auction:
Datum:
15 Feb 2024 - 26 Feb 2024
Auction house:
Bonhams London
101 New Bond Street
London, W1S 1SR
United Kingdom
info@bonhams.com
+44 (0)20 74477447
+44 (0)20 74477401
Beschreibung:

An Egyptian blue faience grape cluster
New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1550-1292 B.C.
4.1cm highFootnotesProvenance:
Property from an American deceased estate, acquired between 1970 and 1989, and held in Arizona and New York.
Anonymous sale; Bonhams, London, 28 October 2009, lot 58 (part).
Property from a Princely Collection, acquired at the above sale.
For examples of New Kingdom faience grape clusters, used as architectural ornaments, cf. F Friedman (ed.), Gifts of the Nile, Ancient Egyptian Faience, London, 1998, nos. 36 and 37, p. 89. For one in Egyptian "blue", cf. exhibition catalogue, Ägyptens Aufstieg Zur Weltmacht, Mainz, 1987, no. 47, p. 136.

Auction archive: Lot number 11
Auction:
Datum:
15 Feb 2024 - 26 Feb 2024
Auction house:
Bonhams London
101 New Bond Street
London, W1S 1SR
United Kingdom
info@bonhams.com
+44 (0)20 74477447
+44 (0)20 74477401
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