|The centerpeice of a winged scarab, this fine example is fashioned from bright, blue-glazed faience, molded with flat underside and pierced with holes around the edge. The design on the back is very detailed, with shallowly incised hatch lines for the wing cases.|
Symbolizing regeneration, this unique piece has been carefully set by master jeweller Mark Loren (Naples, FL) in 18K gold featuring a row of sparkling diamonds below, and the Egyptian theme continues with lotus flower backing. This exclusive piece may be worn as either a pendant or a brooch.
|Location of Origin: Middle East / Western Asia / Northern Africa|
|Medium/Materials: blue-glazed faience, 18K gold, diamonds|
|Dimensions: Height with diamond encrusted bail: overall drop length is 2.4 inches (6.35 cm)|
|Primary Classification: Ancient Art, Antiquities : Ancient Egyptian Art|
|Secondary Classification: Jewelry for Sale : Medieval Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Islamic Jewelry|
|Condition: The piece is very carefully made and the ancient workmanship excellent. Scarab and setting are intact and in very fine condition overall.|
Bibliography: Andrews, Carol. Egyptian Amulets. London: British Museum, 1994.
|Provenance: Private Florida collection, acquired in the 1960's.|
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