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LOT 0377

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GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,830 - 8,160
USD ($) 6,250 - 8,740

Price
£4,500 (EUR 5,248; USD 5,621) (+bp*)

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CELTO-IBERIAN GOLD NECKLACE PENDANT SET
LATER 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C.

A gold necklace set composed of sheet-gold beads and pendants of various forms: sixteen pendant dangles each with a sheet-gold discoid body and coiled wire loop; sixteen with a repoussé quartered circle (bilinear cross) motif to the body; one larger trapezoidal pendant with curved upper edge, coiled wire suspension loop, motif of arches and pellets within a border, three free-moving dangles with pelletted triangular bodies suspended on gold wire rings with coiled sleeves, accompanied by two smaller but very similar pendants with two dangles; three lunular pendants with crescentic bodies tapering to pelletted terminals, integral rolled suspension loop, scalloped and pelletted geometric forms to the bodies within concentric borders and central lozengiform dangle; two beads, each composed of two horizontal ribbed sheet-gold tubes, wire ring with triangular dangle below. 5/8 - 2 1/8 in. (57 grams total, 17-55 mm). Fine condition. [40]

PROVENANCE:
Acquired 1960s-1990s.
Late Alison Barker collection, a retired London barrister.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11191-188009.