Description & Technical information

Period:  Middle Kingdom 2040 to 1782 BC
Origin:  Egypt
Medium: Amethyst
Provenance: With Dr Elie Borowski (1913-2003), Basel, since at least 1955.
Private Collection of Dr Rudolph Schmidt (1900-1970), Solothurn, Switzerland, acquired from the above on the 18th June 1955 for SFR 4,000 (accompanied by copy of journal entry from 18th June 1955).
Thence by descent to his sister Erica Peters-Schmidt in 1970.
Thence by descent to Malte and Janie Peters in 1988.
Private Collection.

Exhibitions: Ancient Egypt: Masterpieces from Collectors and Collections, 5th-10th June 2012, Brussels, Belgium.
BRAFA, Brussels, January 2019.
Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities