A MEDITERRANEAN GOLD AND GLASS EYE BEAD NECKLACE, CIRCA 6TH – 2ND CENTURY B.C.

SOLD

Culture: Egyptian
Date: Circa 6th – 2nd century B.C.
Medium: gold and glass beads
Condition: Intact, re-strung and wearable
Provenance: Ex- New York private collection, Early European collection, acquired in the 1970s
Dimensions: L. 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm.)
Ref No. RO1150F

 

Description

A MEDITERRANEAN GLASS EYE BEAD NECKLACE CIRCA 6TH-2ND CENTURY B.C. Composed of fourty nine globular eye beads, blue in color, with stratified eyes layered in blue and white, gradual in size, interspersed with four large globular gold beads; strung with a modern hook-and-eye closure