Lot 672: Egyptian Gold, Carnelian and Lapis Bead Necklace
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Roman Period, 30 BC-323 AD. A restrung necklace of lapis lazuli teardrop-shaped beads with round carnelian beads between, and to the lower end two gold beads; gold drum-shaped bead with granulated bead pattern and large faceted lozenge-shaped carnelian bead with further gold bead to the base with granulation beading. 24 grams, 50cm (19 3/4"). Property of an Essex gentleman; acquired on the UK art market.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.