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Pre Columbian Mayan Quartz and Jade wearable  skull bead necklace

Pre Columbian Mayan Quartz and Jade wearable skull bead necklace


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Stone: Pre 1492: Item # 1295959
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Mayan Pre-Columbian Sodalite/ Lapis Jade and quartz Crystal Skull bead Necklace, The necklace has 6 fine jade small skulls 2 medium quartz skulls and one large quarts skull with traces of cinnabar. Largest skull is 1.24" high by .75 wide the medium quartz skulls are 1" high and a bit over .75" wide and the jade skulls just under 1" high and a bit over .50" wide. Length in 18" it is restrung and wearable. This came in pieces and had one odd large jade skull that is sold separately and could not be strung with the others for balance. Provenance From the collection of a Cal Tec geologist collected prior to 1974. ( Details will be given to buyer) Skinner auction