carved Egyptian Scarab grand tour belt netsuke

$95.00
Quantity available: 1
I am calling this a netsuke because it is large and has a hole from end to end where it would be put on or strung on something like a belt or a heavy necklace. I think the belt would be the first choice because it is 3" long and 2" wide and heavy. Notice the sides where it looks just like a real scarab beetle and how it has hieroglyphics on the bottom. You could easily thread a thick cord or silken thread thru it and tie a knot under it to use it as a necklace. OR you could use it as a weight for your desk. It looks to be carved of some kind of stone. Lots of age has really enhanced the beauty of this hand carved piece from Egypt.

Item Details

Reference #:
ga3254
Quantity
1
Category
Jewelry
Department
Antiques
Year
pre-1944
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
GOOD
Material