Loading..

Product was successfully added to your shopping cart.





Sumeria Faience Beads on Silver Bar Necklace & Earrings

$395.00
Ancient Near East, Sumeria, probably Akkadian period, ca. 2350 to 2150 BCE. A collection of faience and paste glass beads, with the faience beads probably from the great ancient city of Agade (Akkad). There are ten faience beads, their surfaces incised, six pale blue paste glass beads, and seventeen white paste glass seed beadsall strung on modern sterling silver bar-shaped earrings and a modern sterling silver chain with a hammered silver bar forming a pendant. Faience seems to have been very fashionable at this time, and faience beads have been found as far afield as the Indus Valley and the Gulf of Oman. Wearable! Length of necklace chain: 19" L (48.3 cm); bar pendant is 2" (5.1 cm)

Condition: Beads have light surface wear commensurate with age. Modern sterling silver chain and findings.

Provenance: private Denver, Colorado USA collection

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 purchases

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.
#130601

guaranteed authenticity

in-house shipping

knowledge & experience