• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 127

    A ROMAN AGATE BEAD NECKLACE

    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMAN AGATE BEAD NECKLACE
    CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C./A.D.
    Composed of nineteen graduated biconical beads interspersed with small round agate beads and later gold spacer beads, restrung with modern loop attachments at both ends
    21 5/8 in. (55 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a European private collection, 1978; sold Christie's New York, 8th December 2005, lot 68.