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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 351

    A WESTERN ASIATIC LAPIS LAZULI BEAD NECKLACE

    CIRCA 3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WESTERN ASIATIC LAPIS LAZULI BEAD NECKLACE
    CIRCA 3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Composed of thirty-six convex-biconical lapis lazuli beads, graduated in size, centered by a spherical lapis lazuli bead, interspersed with modern faceted gold beads; strung with a modern S-hook closure
    18 in. (45.7 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the current owner prior to 1980.