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Sumerian Gold Necklace and Ring Set

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Eastern


LOT 673

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,250 - 1,750
EUR (€) 1,410 - 1,980
USD ($) 1,750 - 2,460
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £2,070

SUMERIAN GOLD NECKLACE AND RING SET

Circa 2nd millennium BC. A necklace formed from 24 flat discoid beads in grey-tan sedimentary stone, with nine interstitial gold elements formed from a cylinder with wire double coils on each side; offered with a gold ring formed as an open (clasped) expanding hoop with filigree and granulation detail, with a tubular collar supporting a double-coil wire similar to those on the necklace. Gold, ring: 2.08 grams, 23.76 mm; necklace: 29 grams, 44 cm approximate overall length. [2]

Condition
Very fine condition, complete; the necklace with modern string and clasp. Very rare.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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