Sumerian Necklace with Gold Leaves and Lapis Lazuli Beads

Culture: Sumerian
Period: Early 2nd millennium B.C.
Material: Gold, Lapis Lazuli
Dimensions: 49 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 6353
Provenance: Taisei auction, New York 1992, lot 48. Thence in a US collection in Connecticut.
Condition: On the two large gold pendants the eyelet reattached, otherwise all beads and pendants are intact. The necklace is ready to wear.
Description: Modern threaded necklace with Sumerian gold pendants and beads. The pendants of heavy gold sheet worked out as heart-shaped leaves, the edges fluted. Between them tubes- and disc shaped lapis lazuli beads as well as small gold beads. The clasp modern. Ready to wear.