Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A WESTERN ASIATIC BANDED AGATE AND GOLD BEAD NECKLACE
ASSYRIAN TO PARTHIAN PERIOD, CIRCA 800-200 B.C.
Composed of gold-capped banded agate barrels, some caps with triangles of granulation, interspersed with spherical beads; strung in two strands with a modern hook-and-loop closure
27½ in. (69.9 cm.) long
From the Estate of David Anavian, Los Angeles, imported into the U.S. in 1979.
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