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Lot 305: A BACTRIAN LAPIS LAZULI BEAD NECKLACE

Est: $4,000 USD - $6,000 USDSold:
Christie'sDecember 07, 2011New York, NY, US

Item Overview

Description

A BACTRIAN LAPIS LAZULI BEAD NECKLACE
CIRCA LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Composed of disk beads and spoon-shaped pendant beads, interspersed with small lapis lazuli and turquoise spacers, centered by four larger disks; strung in three strands with a modern hook-and-loop closure
27 in. (68.8 cm.) long

Provenance

From the Estate of David Anavian, Los Angeles, imported into the U.S. in 1979.

Auction Details

Ancient Jewelry

by
Christie's
December 07, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

502 Park Avenue at 59th Street, New York, NY, 10022, US