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LOT 0176

Estimate
GBP (£) 10,000 - 14,000
EUR (€) 11,840 - 16,570
USD ($) 12,770 - 17,870

GREEK GOLD NECKLACE WITH ROSETTES AND PENDANTS
4TH CENTURY BC
14 1/4" (71 grams, 36cm).

A restrung necklace of gold elements comprising: rosette plaques with beaded wire to the outer petals, hollow piriform vase pendants with filigree and granule detailing; pairs of lotus blossoms with beaded wire and granule detailing, hollow ribbed pendants with filigree loop and granule finial; some later replacements and modern clasp.

PROVENANCE:
From a European collection; formerly in an old Oriental collection; acquired 1960. Supplied with a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.

LITERATURE:
Cf. the Taranto necklace in Despini, A. Greek Art. Ancient Gold Jewellery, Athens, 1996, item 138-9.

CONDITION