Necklace composed with gold amulets, glass and stone beads

J15

£1,000.00

Available

A collection of various ancient gold, cornelian, garnet and glass beads strung to form a necklace. The centre of the necklace is mounted with a Roman gold lunular pendant flanked by ten Roman hollow gold amphora shaped amulets. The openwork tubular gold beads as well as the gold clasp are modern additions.

Culture
Ancient parts: Egypt, mostly Roman period, 1st to 3rd Century AD; the cornelian amphora pendants are Egyptian, late 2nd Millennium BC

Size
50 cms total length

Condition
Minor damage to a few beads but overall in good condition, re-strung and fully wearable

Provenance
Ex. private collection, London, UK; acquired 1980’s.

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