6 December 2007,
Price realised USD 5,000
USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A WESTERN ASIATIC ROCK CRYSTAL BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA 3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Composed of fifteen ellipsoid beads notched at each end, interspersed with modern gold beads; strung with a modern S-hook closure
21 in. (53.3 cm.) long
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American Private Collection, 1980s.
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