Christie's Special Exhibition Gallery
7 December 2011
A WESTERN ASIATIC LAPIS LAZULI AND CARNELIAN BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Composed primarily of disk, barrel and cylindrical beads, interspersed with larger barrel beads; strung in ten strands with a modern hook-and-loop closure
17½ in. (44.5 cm.) long
Private Collection, Japan, 1984.
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