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Two mostly Roman mosaic glass bead necklaces and an eye bead necklace 1st Century...

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Lot 21

Two mostly Roman mosaic glass bead necklaces and an eye bead necklace
1st Century...

Price Realised: £3,900

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 21


Two mostly Roman mosaic glass bead necklaces and an eye bead necklace
1st Century B.C.-A.D. and Later
A necklace including five Roman spherical face beads, interspersed with blue glass beads and later gold spacer beads; another necklace with some disc and spherical face beads and variousbeads of stepped lozenge design,47cm long,and a necklace with seven eye beads,Eastern Mediterranean, 5th-3rd Century B.C., with Roman blue glass beads and Islamic facetted glass beads41cm(3)

Acquired during the 1980s.
Christies London Antiquities, 30 April 2008, lot 86.
UK private collection acquired from the above auction.

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