Venetian and African Glass Trade Beads, From a New York Collector

lot of 25, includes Yellow Disc Beads with Black Eyes, 4x9 mm., 10 beads; PLUS Venetian Millefiori Beads, 14x8 mm., 8 beads; PLUS Conus Shell Beads from Papua New Guinea, used as money, 2 beads; PLUS Yellow and Red Striped Beads, 12x10 mm., 15 beads; PLUS Venetian Millefiori Mixed Beads, 11x13 mm., 57 beads; PLUS Yellow French Cross Beads with red white and blue stripes, 13x8 mm., mid-late 19th Century, 36 beads; PLUS Venetian Barrel Beads with green Stripe and Design, 13x11 mm., 5 beads; PLUS Mixture of Tubular Beads, 6-20 mm., 9 small bags, 14-15 beads per bag; PLUS Ghana Blue Striped Beads, 13-15 mm., 10 beads; PLUS Green-Yellow Square Tube Beads, 18x15 mm., 4 beads; PLUS Venetian Millefiori Beads, 40x14 mm., 7 beads; PLUS Yellow Venetian Square Sided Beads with Red and Green Design, 8x8x12 mm., 3 beads; PLUS Ghana Bauxite Beads, 5x8 mm., 7 beads; PLUS Hudson Bay Black Heart Beads, 8 mm., 107 beads; PLUS Small Hudson Bay Black Heart Beads; PLUS Yellow Millefiori Beads with Green and Red Pattern, 10x13 mm., 12 beads; PLUS Striped Yellow Cane Beads, 15-20 mm., late 19th Century, 10 beads; PLUS White Tubular Beads with Green and Red Stripes, 10x5 mm., 11 beads; PLUS Millefiori Disc Beads, 10x13 mm., 13 beads; PLUS Old Yellow Beads with Green and Red Stripes, late 1800s-early 1900s, 26x13 mm., 4 beads; PLUS Old Solid Yellow Beads, 7x10 mm., 6 small bags, each bag contains 10 beads, 60 beads; PLUS Yellow Barrel Beads with Green Stripe and Red Designs, 11x8 mm., early 20th Century, 12 beads; PLUS Clear Dutch Donut Beads, late 19th-early 20th Century, 24 beads; PLUS Mixture of OLD Venetian Beads, 7 beads; AND Venetian Crumb Beads, 8x9x10 mm., 5 beads.


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Estimate: $25 - $50
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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