9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN EARLY ISLAMIC ROCK CRYSTAL BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA 7TH-8TH CENTURY A.D.
Composed of twenty-six beads of various shapes, graduated in size, interspersed with modern gold beads; strung with a modern gold hook-and-loop closure
18½ in. (47 cm.) long
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French Private Collection, 1960-1975.
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