A ROMAN BERYL, AMETHYST AND GOLD GLASS SANDWICH BEAD NECKLACE
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A ROMAN BERYL, AMETHYST AND GOLD GLASS SANDWICH BEAD NECKLACE

MAINLY CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN BERYL, AMETHYST AND GOLD GLASS SANDWICH BEAD NECKLACE
MAINLY CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Composed of 18 graduated beryl beads, 19 mainly oval and spherical amethyst beads including a larger tear-shaped central amethyst pendant, interspersed with mainly cylindrical and spherical gold glass sandwich beads, some beads of later date, restrung; and a separate beryl bead
9 in. (23 cm.) long
Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Prof. Dr. Eduard J. Gübelin, Luzern, Switzerland.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium

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