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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    A WESTERN ASIATIC GOLD AND BANDED AGATE NECKLACE

    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A WESTERN ASIATIC GOLD AND BANDED AGATE NECKLACE
    CIRCA 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Composed of barrel-shaped beads interspersed with drop-shaped pendant beads, graduated in size, centered by a lentoid gold pendant embellished with granulation, two modern gold beads and modern banded agate beads at each end; strung with a modern gold chain and a hook-and-loop closure
    19 in. (48.3 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    with Momjian, Jerusalem, late 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AMBASSADOR EDWARD ELLIOTT ELSON