27 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,625
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 1,800
TWO MAINLY WESTERN ASIATIC LAPIS LAZULI, CORNELIAN AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACES
PROBABLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C. AND LATER
The lapis lazuli necklace with five gold calf head pendants and later spherical beads; the cornelian disc bead necklace interspersed with similar gold beads and a central gold gorgoneion disc pendant, some beads and disc pendant of later date, both restrung with modern clasps
17¾ in. (45 cm.) and 18½ in. (47 cm.) long respectively (2)
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