String of beads (10) - Terracotta - Mali

Description
String of beads (10) - Terracotta - Mali
2nd half 17th century - Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear

Ten Ancient Mali Beige Terracotta Trade Bead Necklaces of the 17th - 18th Centuries A.D. c. 72" Long (each).

The beads were mould-made in cylindrical tubes and then cut to length after firing, so there is no standard length. The beads range in size from a single disc bead to cylinders of ten+ disc beads.

The necklaces have been restrung using durable plastic beading wire and is ready to wear.

Provenance:
The seller warrants they have obtained this lot in a legal manner.
Acquired at TL Auctions, London, UK, May 2018.
Statement of Provenance held on file by Catawiki.

Important Information:
Ihnasiyah Gallery is a Trade Member of the Association of International Antiquities Dealers (AIAD) All antiquities sold come with a Signed Certificate of Authenticity..
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Lot details
Total nr of items
10
Object
String of beads
Region/ country
Mali
Material
Terracotta
Period
2nd half 17th century
Condition
Excellent condition, barely used with minimal signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
0×0×72 in
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