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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 345

    A WESTERN ASIATIC BANDED AGATE BEAD NECKLACE

    CIRCA 3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A WESTERN ASIATIC BANDED AGATE BEAD NECKLACE
    CIRCA 3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Composed of thirty-two convex rectangular beads with double perforations, graduated in size, interspersed with pairs of small cylindrical beads, centered by a triangular bead with one concave edge; strung with a modern S-hook closure
    19¼ in. (48.9 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    American Private Collection, 1980s.