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LOT 0056

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GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,100 - 1,540
USD ($) 1,300 - 1,820

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£900 (EUR 991; USD 1,167) (+bp*)

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Greek Hellenistic Amethyst Melon Bead Necklace

4th-2nd century BC

A restrung necklace comprising fifty-three amethyst melon-shaped beads of graduated size and various colours and profiles, a later 'pleated' sheet-gold spacer bead between each. 29.18 grams, 50cm (19 1/2"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Artemission gallery; previously in the collection of Lady Dale, acquired in the 1960s.