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A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET NECKLACE
A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET NECKLACE

HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.

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A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET NECKLACE
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Formed from a length of loop-in-loop chain, the terminals each a garnet bead with plain gold caps, the outer end joined to the head of a horned lion-griffin, with a hook-and-loop closure
16 3/8 in. (41.5 cm.) long
Provenance
with J.J. Klejman, New York.
J.J. Klejman, Sold by Order of the Present Owner Sotheby's Parke Bernet Inc; Antiquities and Islamic Art, Sotheby's, London, 8 December 1975, lot 108.

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