Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN GOLD AND GLASS BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA 200 B.C.-200 A.D.
Composed of mosaic glass beads, some disk-shaped, with facing heads on a red ground, some tabular, with a bird on a red or yellow ground, interspersed with four gold Bes-head pendants, a gold amphora pendant with zoomorphic handles, and a drop-shaped pendant interspersed with multicolored glass, faience and gold spacers; strung in two strands with a hook-and-loop closure
27 in. (65.6 cm.) long
From the Estate of David Anavian, Los Angeles, imported into the U.S. in 1979.
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Please note the correct measurement in centimeters is 65.6 cm.
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