6 December 2007,
Price realised USD 6,250
USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A GROUP OF MEDITERRANEAN GLASS EYE BEADS
PHOENICIAN OR CARTHAGINIAN, CIRCA 6TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Including forty-three globular beads, graduated in size, light green, yellow and turquoise in color, with compound eyes in blue on white
13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm.) long
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Camelia Fares, London, 1983.
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