Persia,First Millenium CE
|Century/ Timeframe:||First Millenium CE|
|Dimensions (in cm):||12 X 6,2 mm|
|Condition:||Good Condition, See Photo|
A rare agate bead from the First Milleniunm,Persia.Original,ancient,hand cutting,carving and boring.A very nice artisanal carving work!The holes are ancient,handmade,irregular,funnel-shaped.It has been cleaned in a tumbler from the centuries deposits and repolished by hand using organic oil.Its colour is original,natural one,no trace of dying at a later date.There is a microcrack in the stone.Nice ancient patina preserved!See Photos!
From the collection of a former british ambassador's family.Acquisition by Dr.Zelnik mid 90's in London.
The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner. This lot comes from the collection of Dr. István Zelnik.
Dr.István Zelnik, former high ranking diplomat, researcher, founder of the "Zelnik István Southeast Asian Goldmuseum" and the "Southeast Asian Research Institute" has collected in the past more than 53 years the largest Asian Private Collection in Europe.
With more than 70.000 pieces of art objects including porcelain, faience, ivory, bronze, wood, silver,g old gemstone,etc. -this collection is unique in the world.
10 very presentative albums are published presenting different parts of his treasures:
- The Zelnik istván Southeast Asian Goldmuseum
- Gold Masks of Asian
- Gold Treasures of the Cham Kingdoms , Vol . 1
- The Ca Mau Shipwreck Porcelain Vol.1
- Gold Treasures of the Cham Kingdoms, Vol. 2
- The Ca Mau Shipwreck Porcelain , Vol. 2
- The Burmese Gemstone Amulets and Talismans - Zoomorphic
- The Burmese Gemstone Amulets and Talismans- Antropomorphic
- Silk of the Gods - Khmer Silk
- The Burmese Gemsotne Pectoral Beads
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|Member since:||January 16, 2018|
They are great items but I did ask for the provenance which I have yet to receive
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