6 December 2007,
Price realised USD 7,500
USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A BACTRIAN GOLD AND BANDED AGATE BEAD PENDANT
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Barrel-shaped, one side slightly convex, the stone highly polished, each end with a sheet gold cap embellished with twisted wire filigree at the edges and triangles of granulation, a band of sheet gold around the center encircled by repoussé dots, suspension loops surmounting the gold elements
3 in. (9.1 cm.) long
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English Private Collection, 1990.
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