Hunter Estate ServicesHunter's Point Estate Services
Home
 
String of Carnelian Melon Beads

browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Jewelry: Pre 1800: item # 1218144

Please refer to our stock # Y54 when inquiring.

Click to view additional online
photographs:
1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6


Hunter Estate Services
By Appointment
Naples, Florida
cell: (239) 250-1382

Guest Book

$868.00

String of Carnelian Melon Beads
$868.00

Very heavy (1.2 lbs) string of 47 large carnelian melon beads of varying sizes and shapes. Beads such as these have been used in China and traded into Tibet since the Tang dynasty. Strung on black cord. Period: Ming or Early Qing Dimension: Width from 1.5cm to 2.5cm Thickness from 8mm to 2cm Provenance: Ex collection of Robert Cornell, Mass.


Page design by TROCADERO © 1998-2013 View Cart
Categories Shops Join Terms Critique Map Help