NAGA CARNELIAN, SHELL AND BRASS 6-STRAND NECKLACE

Harry L Neufeld

Ao Naga - very wealthy woman's high value antique South Indian carnelian beads and chank shell slices, with brass bells of Nagaland origin, made into a necklace specifically for use at festivals and other occasions of great signifcance - 210 carnelian beads from 14-22 mm, 2" - 2 1/2" shell slices, 1" - 1 1/4" brass bells - worn ox-like mithun bone separators

$3,500.00

Artwork details

Origin

Elements mid-19th - early 20th century

Dimension

H 14IN

H 35.56CM

Provenance

Collected in situ, Mokokchung, Nagaland, India

Condition

Excellent

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