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LOT 0061

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GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,320 - 1,870
USD ($) 1,560 - 2,210

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£1,080 (EUR 1,189; USD 1,401) (+bp*)

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Greek Hellenistic Amethyst Melon Bead Necklace

4th-2nd century BC

A restrung necklace comprising forty-six melon-shaped amethyst beads of graduated size with two later granulated gold spacer beads either side of the largest, central, amethyst; modern fastening. 81 grams, 50cm (19 1/2"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
From an important London collection, acquired in the 1990s; cat.1620.