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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 73

    THREE HARDSTONE, FAIENCE AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACES

    1ST MILLENNIUM B.C./A.D. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    THREE HARDSTONE, FAIENCE AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACES
    1ST MILLENNIUM B.C./A.D. AND LATER
    Comprising a necklace with biconical and disc-shaped cornelian beads graduated in size, interspersed with modern gold granulated beads, 18 in. (46 cm.) long; a white and dark grey hardstone disc bead necklace with six gold spacer beads and a central banded agate convex rectangular bead with gold collars, 20½ in. (52 cm.) long; and a necklace with alternate lentoid-shaped stone and gold beads with large central green glazed composition Egyptian style wedjat-eye amulet, 19 5/8 in. (50 cm.) long, all restrung, some beads later (3)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the early 1970s.