Lot 19: Pair of Bactrian Stone Beads
November 7, 2016
Louisville, CO, USA
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Bactria-Margiana, modern day central Asia, ca. 2nd millennium BCE. A pair of stone beads, one made from rock crystal and the other from a smoothed, creamy-yellow river cobble. The rock crystal bead is teardrop shaped, with a hole drilled near the top for suspension. The other bead has a loop carved near its narrowest point, presumably to loop a thread or strand of leather around for wearing. Size of largest: 1.1" W x 3.1" H (2.8 cm x 7.9 cm)
Provenance: Ex-Private LA County collection
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Condition Report: Small chip to top of rock crystal piece, with internal fractures; otherwise shapes are excellent