Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A GRAECO-BACTRIAN ROCK CRYSTAL, LAPIS LAZULI AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA 300 B.C.
Composed of tubular lapis lazuli beads interspersed with carnelian spacer and rock crystal drop beads; centered by three amphorae pendants with rock crystal bodies and gold caps, two gold Erotes, a gold elephant, and a gold hand incised with a frog; strung with a modern hook-and-loop closure
33½ in. (85.1 cm.) long
From the Estate of David Anavian, Los Angeles, imported to the U.S. in 1979.
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