Lot 724

An impressive Elamite golden necklace, 2nd millennium B.C.

Works of Art, Asiatica, Antiquities | A90kua | Live auction | 876 Lots

Hammer price € 105,000

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Description

Open gold necklace that widens towards the chest. A large oval layered agate in white and brown tones in the centre of the chest. Framed on both sides by four embossed rows of bosses. Masterfully made of sheet gold. Impressive example of early Elamite goldsmith's art. Length 21.5 cm. Weight 118.2 g.

Provenance: A private collection M. M., Switzerland/Geneva.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1 - 879. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).