Schwenke Auctioneers - Anniversary Fine Estates Auction - May 22

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Egyptian Revival Necklace and Brooch, circa 1860.  Castellani.  Gold, steatite and faience scarab and micromosaic.  (Sold at Sotheby’s, 2006)

Fit for a Pharaoh: Jewels in the Egyptian Style

At 2:30 pm, Carol Elkins, Senior Vice President, Sotheby’s Jewelry Department, New York, will speak about ancient Egyptian symbols and motifs which have been a source for artistic inspiration over thousands of years. Elkins will consider this phenomenon as it pertains to jewelry design, while referencing a wide variety of imaginative and colorful masterpieces of the genre, from antiquity to present, thus illustrating the meaning of the term “Egyptomania." RSVP to Tel: 415-989-9019

Fort Mason Center
Festival Pavilion
San Francisco, California

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