11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,500
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A WESTERN ASIATIC BANDED AGATE AND CARNELIAN BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Composed of six large banded agate biconical beads, graduated in size, interspersed with sets of three carnelian spherical beads, a larger one framed by two smaller ones, centered by a large rhomboidal banded agate bead; strung with a modern S-hook closure
24½ in. (62.2 cm.) long
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