29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
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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