×
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0148
Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Java, Majapahit, ca. 13th to 14th century CE. A gorgeous necklace comprised of 90 red glass beads of varying sizes around the strand, and three beads - two small and one large - composing the dangling pendant. The beads vary in color between crimson, ruby, russet, coral, maroon, burgundy, and fuchsia, with some bearing darker swirled inclusions. Strung on a modern nylon strand, this is a wonderful and wearable set of ancient beads! Size (necklace): 12.75" L (32.4 cm); size (largest bead): 0.625" W (1.6 cm).

Provenance: private Missouri, USA collection, acquired between 1965 and the 1970s

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#135665

Condition

Strung in modern times and wearable as shown. Beads are ancient, and nylon necklace strand is modern. Beads have surface wear and minor abrasions commensurate with age, small chips and light roughness across most surfaces, and some fading to coloration on some beads. Light earthen deposits throughout.

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

13th C. Majapahit Glass Bead Necklace

Estimate $800 - $1,200Oct 25, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
Ask a Question|