Antique Art Deco Egyptian Revival Faience Scarab Pendant in Sterling Silver
Antique pendant made with an ancient Egyptian faience scarab. The scarab is set in a sterling silver setting with a zig-zag sun-burst design.
Faience was a type of ceramic made from quartz. It is carved with hieroglyphics on the underside.
Pieces like this were often made from the more common ancient Egyptian finds in the height of the Egyptian exploration mania in the late 1800s to early 1900s.
The bail and frame are made of sterling silver. Comes with a new 18” sterling silver chain.
Measures approx 26.5 mm x 20.9 mm. Comes with a new 18” sterling silver chain.
Excellent antique condition
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