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An exceptional string of antique Venetian African trade beads, all of museum quality.
The beads are matte and very varied in both design and colour. There are four particularly rare ghost beads featuring sweet figural faces.
The beads remain on old yellow thread which does not untie or feature a clasp.
There is some light age related wear to the surface of some of the glass beads. The necklace remains in good antique condition overall.
Length - 23 inches
Rough bead width - 1.2 cm
Similar ghost beads can be found in the African trade bead section of the book 'Il Mondo In Una Perla'.
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