dimanche, avril 13, 2014

fish hook

A FISH KNIFE AND A FISH HOOK, EGYPT 300-50 BC bronze, the knife of crescent shaped form, the spine with incised geometrical motifs, the hook with barbed tip 23 cm; 9 in and 3 cm;1¼ in long (2) Provenance The first: Purchased by John Higgins from Sumner Healey, N.Y., 30 April 1929. The second: Azeez Khayat, New York, 5 June 1928 JWHA Inv. No. 238 and 565

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