An exquisite and choice glazed steatite scarab set into a modern 14kt gold stick pin. The scarab is quite well done featuring a large central goose holding a nefer - may translate to ‘the goodness of Re, the son of Amun’. Beetle side shows clear features.
Stick pin made of 14kt gold. Size: 3.125" L x .5" W (7.9 cm x 1.3 cm); 3.5" H (8.9 cm) on included custom stand.
Provenance: Private New York, USA collection, ex Wearable Assets, October 1992, purportedly bought at Sotheby's in the 1970's-1980s
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