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Parthian Gold Filigree Earrings

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 438

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 500
EUR (€) 340 - 560
USD ($) 420 - 700
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Price (+bp): £270 (EUR 304; USD 380)
PARTHIAN GOLD FILIGREE EARRINGS

Circa 2nd century BC-2nd century AD. A pair of fabricated gold earrings comprising a square-section c-shaped shank covered in beaded filigree with granules and filigree collars; below this, attached by a filigree loop, an expanding hollow rectangular-section frame with filigree edging and granule points with filigree collets; below this a finial comprising three hemispheres with granule pyramids at the base, and a fourth below. Gold, 3.69 grams, 26.6 mm; 4.03 grams, 26.2 mm. [2]

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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