15546. Pre Columbian Mexican and Ecuadorian Stone and Shell Bead Necklace
Central & South America Ca. 300 to 900 A.D.
Imposing and showy necklace with attractive contrasting dark and light colored beads. The central pendant is a choice green stone barrel shaped bead; flanked by Ecuadorian incised figural and animal beads, intersperced woth Maya shell beads. Also as accents are modern silver beads with dark patinas. Size: 18 Inch modern restrung. Provenance Ex Walter Crawford Collection AZ 1960-1970. Wearable and choice.