Western Asiatic Carnelian, Jasper, Agate and Gold Necklace

GBP 1,500.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine Western Asiatic restrung necklace composed of carnelian beads displaying different hues of warm orange, two pale pink agate oval beads towards the centre and a large central dark red jasper bead, featuring alluring white veins in the stone. Smaller disc shaped beads are interspersed between the larger oval beads, which are smaller and round at each end of the necklace and grow larger towards the centre. Six composite gold beads featuring rows of very fine granulation in slightly different shapes alternate with the stone ones towards the centre. A modern gold clasp completes the necklace. A very elegant piece, with vividly and luminous coloured stone beads.

Date: Circa 1st Millennium BC.

Object History

Ex SM, Mayfair London collection 1970-99, thence by descent.

Object Condition

Extremely fine, restrung and featuring a modern gold clasp. The beads are in very good condition. Half length: 22 cm

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    W:44 x centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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