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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 203

    A BACTRIAN BANDED AGATE BEAD NECKLACE

    CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BACTRIAN BANDED AGATE BEAD NECKLACE
    CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Composed of four rhomboidal in for, two rectangular and two biconical beads, centered by a triangular bead with one concave edge, interspersed with modern gold beads; strung with a modern S-hook closure
    25½ in. (64.7 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Taiwanese Private Collection, 1982.
    American Private Collection, 1980s.