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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 87

    TWO MEDITERRANEAN GLASS 'EYE' BEAD NECKLACES

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    TWO MEDITERRANEAN GLASS 'EYE' BEAD NECKLACES
    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D. AND LATER
    One composed of multicoloured spherical glass 'eye' beads with six larger in size; the other necklace composed of white spherical beads with blue 'eyes' graduated in size, interspersed with blue glass beads, both restrung, some beads later
    21 in. (53.3 cm.) long max. (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired during the 1980s.