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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 210

    A WESTERN ASIATIC LAPIS LAZULI BEAD NECKLACE

    CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WESTERN ASIATIC LAPIS LAZULI BEAD NECKLACE
    CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
    Composed of twenty-eight lozenge-shaped beads, graduated in size, interspersed with spherical gold beads; strung with a modern S-hook closure
    20¼ in. (51.4 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    English Private Collection, circa 1980.