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Large Ancient Chung Agate Bead w/Gold Filigree Caps

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All Items: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre AD 1000: item # 785357

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Large Ancient Chung Agate Bead w/Gold Filigree Caps
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A very large translucent cylindrical agate bead with multi natural stripes at the center. The gold caps (of the period) are decorated with spiral and eye-shaped filigree work. The rest of the necklace is comprised of ancient agate beads, gold square-shaped beads and ochre-colored glass beads (all of the period)

Period: Southeast Asian, 100BC - 100AD

Size: The central cylinder bead is 9.5 cm long. The full necklace is 48 cm.

Condition: The bead has no cracks or chips. There are some slight superficial nicks. Has a nice patina from age.

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