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LOT 0126

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EUR (€) 5,880 - 8,230
USD ($) 6,660 - 9,320

£4,500 (EUR 5,292; USD 5,994) (+bp*)

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Byzantine Gold Earrings with Amethysts and Other Gemstones

10th-12th century AD

A matched pair of gold earrings, each a hoop with openwork transverse bar, two dangles with turquoise, pearl and amethyst beads extending to an openwork scrolled filigree plaque and five dangles with pearl, amethyst and gold sphere beads. 19 grams total, 92-93mm (3 3/4"). Very fine condition. [2]

From the private collection of a Russian gentleman living in London; previously from an important private London collection; formed in the 1970s and 1980s; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no.11015-181701.