© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-811
A CHAM GOLD NECKLACE WITH 48 BEADS
Champa, 10th-12th century. The necklace composed of 48 gold beads of three different shapes (in order of size): eight tubular beads with small nubs all around, one globular bead with little nubs as well and 39 beads of a compressed globular shape with decorative vertical markings. Attached to a textile string.

Condition: Good condition, the beads with traces of wear.
Provenance: A private owner, acquired from the collection of Dr. Istvan Zelnik several years ago.

Weight: 27.1 g.
Dimensions: Length 58 cm.
Metallurgic analysis: Fine gold content (24K): Weight 19.6 g.

Literature Comparison: A similar piece is published in Gold Treasures of the Cham kingdoms from the Collection of Dr. Zelnik Volume 2, no. 57 (page 116), Budapest 2008.

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