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Beautiful agate and carnelian beads necklace - 76 cm

Lot reference 14201885
Beautiful agate and carnelian beads necklace - 76 cm

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Current bid $102
Next minimum bid $108
Location: Netherlands
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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$102 Bidder 0369
17-11-2017 23:54:14
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Total weight is 217 gram

Agate and carnelian beads found near Djenne in Mali and used by the Dogon people. Researchers believe these were made before the 1200's AD. Most of these beads are biconvex and rhomboidal as well as lenticular in shape. The length of the beads vary between 1.6 and 3.5 cm, with a majority of beads between 2.2 and 2.6 cm long. The width of the beads varies between 1.5 and 2.4 cm and the majority is 1.7 cm wide.

In general, the beads play an important role in rituals ensuring the continuity of the group: birth, circumcision, marriage, warriorhood, kingship, death. In societies without writing, art objects can acquire extraordinary importance as visual records and are endowed with complex meaning. They serve as repositories of traditional knowledge which must be preserved and transmitted to succeeding generations.

Provenance : Lampevelden collection and obtained in situ (Farafina-Tigne In Sevaré, Mali).

Shipment with track and trace and insured.

Nl Lampevelden  

Feedback score: 100.0
Reviews given: 68
Member since: September 18, 2013
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    mhsc September 28, 2018

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    Impressive item. Good communication and perfect pick-up of the item,
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    Very nice authentic item.
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    tatiefraise007 April 13, 2018

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    Mooie objekten - snel en goed verpakt verzonden - uitstekende communicatie - top!
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    jbl-collectables March 16, 2018

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    2 beautiful pendants, very well packed. Fast delivery.
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    aveadam March 14, 2018

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    Colis exceptionnellement bien emballé . Merci
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    muruppt March 14, 2018

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    Beautiful artifact, very well packed.
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    leschats2 March 6, 2018

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    kuenzej January 25, 2018

  • quick delivery, nice piece matching description. Thank you!

    karavanserai January 22, 2018

  • Lovely items, always a great service..

    ExquisiteAfricanArt January 17, 2018

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    Ogomo January 2, 2018

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    Snelle communicatie en bij afhalen goederen vriendelijk en behulpzaam.
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    Flacka December 21, 2017

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    Waterlab December 18, 2017

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    Very nice item; safe shipping. Many thanks!
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    bigfunonline December 5, 2017

  • Lovely pieces, extremely fast and well packed shipping. A+

    ExquisiteAfricanArt November 27, 2017

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    tatiefraise007 November 27, 2017

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    I am really happy with this very nice necklace; even more impressive in reality than on your photos.
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    Waterlab November 26, 2017

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    Bel pezzo, grazie!
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    bianca-76 November 22, 2017

  • Stunning authentic bangles, also with age.. Thank you, very happy..

    ExquisiteAfricanArt November 20, 2017

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    Waterlab November 14, 2017

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    Denarius33 November 7, 2017

  • everythig was perfect! 5 - stars purchase.

    stefan365 November 2, 2017

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    Hele mooie sculptuur, het zware fragiele werk is door de aanbieder persoonlijk geleverd geworden. Topservice!
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    Bartdude November 1, 2017

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    0041 October 30, 2017

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Austria $23.26
Belgium $20.35
Canada $34.89
Denmark $23.26
France $20.35
Germany $23.26
Ireland $23.26
Italy $20.35
Luxembourg $23.26
Netherlands $11.63
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Spain $23.26
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Switzerland $23.26
United Kingdom $23.26
Rest of Europe $23.26
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