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A BACTRIAN LAPIS LAZULI AND SILVER BEAD NECKLACE
A BACTRIAN LAPIS LAZULI AND SILVER BEAD NECKLACE

CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.

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A BACTRIAN LAPIS LAZULI AND SILVER BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Composed of cast silver beads of two forms, including twenty-two elongated biconical beads and seven compressed biconical beads with pronounced medial ridges, interspersed with globular and disk-shaped lapis lazuli beads; strung with a modern S-hook closure
20 1/16 in. (50.9 cm.) long
Provenance
Acquired in 1990.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 8 December 1999, lot 3.
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