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Western Asiatic Carnelian Necklace

Auction:
3027B
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 3027B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Western Asiatic Carnelian Necklace, c. 3rd-2nd millennium BC, composed of rectangular and tubular beads, centering a carved pendant, modern restringing and clasp, lg. 20 in.

Provenance: Purchased at Christie's, December 8, 2005, Sale 1583, Lot 24.
Estimate $500-700

Hammer price in 2005 was $2400.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Bead, Beadwork, Carnelian, Jewellery, Necklace, Pendant, Visual arts

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