London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
TWO WESTERN ASIATIC GOLD, LAPIS LAZULI AND AGATE BEAD NECKLACES
MAINLY LATE 2ND-1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.
One with plain cylindrical and granulated gold beads with two spherical gold 'fruit' pendants each with granulated cluster, and small agate cylindrical beads, a banded agate 'eye' bead and a triangular agate pendant bead; the other with cylindrical lapis lazuli beads interspersed with gold spacers, with two gold rectangular conjoined bead pendants, one side of which with granulated decoration, and a triangular agate pendant bead, both restrung
10 in. (12.6 cm.) and 13 in. ( 33 cm.) long respectively (2)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection