Auction 106
By Bertolami Fine Art
Apr 22, 2022
London, Italy
22 aprile 2022 ore 12:00 CEST (11:00 BST)
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LOT 6:

EGYPTIAN HORUS FALCON MOSAIC GLASS INLAY 
Ptolemaic Period, ca. 300 - 30 BC 
height cm 2; ...

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EGYPTIAN HORUS FALCON MOSAIC GLASS INLAY 
Ptolemaic Period, ca. 300 - 30 BC 
height cm 2; length cm 2,5; thick mm 5 

A very detailed glass inlay: white body with blue facial and feather markings, opaque yellow eye with blue pupil and yellow detailed blue beak; wings with turquoise, red, yellow and detailed blue, on yellow and blue floral ground line.
Amazing crackle patina.

Provenance. English private collection; in the collection of O. Burchard, Zurich, until 1983; formerly part of the collection of M. Hess, Basel - Hotel Jura.