6 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 7,500
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
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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Acquired by the current owner prior to 1980.
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