Lot 62: Imperial roman gold necklace wrapped with garnet disc beads and a single opaque blue glass bead
November 30, 2016
Boston, MA, USALive Auction
Description: A lovely ancient Imperial Roman gold necklace wrapped with disc shaped flat garnet beads, and a single opaque blue pte de verre bead. Original shepherd's crook clasp. Without repair or restoration. 2nd - 3d Centuries AD, probably Italy.
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Provenance: Probably with Sotheby's New York, 1994. Acquired by the current owner in Europe, 1999.
Dimensions: 39.4 cm (15 1/2")