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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 218

Eight Trade Bead Necklaces

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Necklace comprised of Venetian mosaic glass, wound glass with polychrome and end of the day beads. Intricate silver clasp at back. Approximately 16" in length. There are a few instances of chipping in the glass throughout this unusual piece but it is overall very fine. Necklace of nickel plated copper beads. Believed to be south / southeastern Asian in origin. Approximately 36" long, there is some oxidation present on several of the beads but is largely in fine condition. Necklace of predominantly yellow Vaseline with red and yellow glass, African skunk and carnelian beads. Measures approximately 34" in length. In excellent condition. Three similar pieces of glass beads (one predominantly red, the other two yellow) with African skunk and green Vaseline beads embellishments. Pieces measure between 30" and 31" approximately. Necklace comprised of a diverse variety of trade beads. Approximately 24" in length, the beads comprising this unusual piece are in varying conditions based on their age and material. Necklace of Dutch glass dogon beads. Measures approximately 30" in length. Some unraveling present in the threading but overall fine condition. Keywords: Italy, Italian, Venice, trade bead, trade beads, Africa, African