• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    A POLYCHROME GLASS, GOLD AND CORNELIAN BEAD NECKLACE

    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A POLYCHROME GLASS, GOLD AND CORNELIAN BEAD NECKLACE
    HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C. AND LATER
    Composed of mainly spherical glass beads, with single, double and triple conjoined granulated gold spacer beads, with a central conrnelian and two banded agate tear drop pendants, restrung with later fastener
    17 in. (43 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Formerly in an English private collection, acquired 1993.