A necklace comprising Ming Dynasty glass melon shaped trade beads with black onyx disc beads

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A necklace comprising Ming Dynasty glass melon shaped trade beads with black onyx disc beads
Stock Number:
y3799
$ 485.00

Description

A necklace comprising yellow Ming Dynasty glass melon shaped trade beads with modern black onyx discoid beads. Strung on silk cord.

The yellow beads on this necklace were collected by Todd Barlin in the 1980's in West Papua where they were traded as an introduced currency commodity.  

Origin:

Yellow beads, Ming Dynasty Circa 17th century

Black Onyx beads: 20th Century

Dimensions:

Full length: 66 cm

Condition:

Good condition.