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LOT 1082

Estimate
GBP (£) 350 - 450
EUR (€) 390 - 500
USD ($) 450 - 580

Opening Bid
£315 (EUR 347; USD 409) (+bp*)

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Roman Gold and Garnet Earrings

2nd-3rd century AD

A matched pair of gold earrings, each a round-section hoop featuring a domed disc with central bead and bead below; free-running gold wire dangle with polished spherical carnelian bead beneath. 1.23 grams total, 20mm each (3/4"). Fine condition. [2]

Provenance
Ex London art market; previously in a collection from the Philippines.
Literature
Cf. Ruseva-Slokoska, L., Roman Jewellery, Sofia, 1991, item 13a, for a very similar pair.