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LOT 0259

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GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,510 - 7,710
USD ($) 6,490 - 9,080

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£4,500 (EUR 4,956; USD 5,837) (+bp*)

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Western Asiatic Gold and Gemstone Lotus Flower Jewellery Group

2nd millennium BC

A matched group of gold lotus flower jewellery comprising: a matched pair of earrings shaped as lotus flowers, each with oval-shaped suspension loop and a series of raised petal-shaped cells inlaid with precious stones including lapis lazuli, turquoise and red carnelian; a larger pendant formed from raised petal-shaped cells inlaid with the same precious stones, with oval-shaped suspension loop. 6.98 grams total, 18-25mm (1"). Fine condition. [3]

Provenance
Property of a London gentleman; formerly with the Mahboubian Gallery, London, UK; acquired before 1972; accompanied by an independent specialist report and valuation by graduate gemmologist and jewellery expert Anna Rogers, GIA GG, BA, Gem-A, ref. no.167383/7/10/2020; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.10157-167383.