06 November 2016, 10:00 PST
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Lot 27: Egyptian green stone wand or ritual item(37 views)
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Description: Egyptian green stone wand or ritual item, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, in black steatite and carved in the shape of a tube with one end wider than the other. L: 5 in (12.7cm). Ex-property from the collection of Joseph Klein (1899-1987), New York City. Mr. Klein sought out and acquired these souvenirs as part of his vast collecting interests. Said to have collected in the manner of an 18th century connoisseur, his overall collection showcased his diverse array of artifacts acquired over a period of 45 years and included the art of ancient China, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome.
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