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LOT 0093

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GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 6,000 - 8,400
USD ($) 6,810 - 9,530

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£4,500 (EUR 5,402; USD 6,126) (+bp*)

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Roman Gold Necklace with Sun Whorl Pendant

1st-3rd century AD

A heavy gold necklace and pendant comprising: choker-length trichinopoly chain with ring terminals, hook-and-eye closure; bifacial openwork pendant with ribbed loop, dished openwork body, beaded wire rim and granule cluster to the foot. 35.18 grams, 42cm (16 1/2"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
John Moor, York, UK, late 1990s.
Property of an English collector.
Accompanied by an independent specialist report and valuation ref. no.168698/07/12/2020.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no. 10438-168698.

Literature
Cf. Marshall, F.H., Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan and Roman, in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum, London, 1911, item 2720, for type.