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Greek Nike Gold Earrings

Antiquities - Greek


LOT 331

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 680 - 900
USD ($) 840 - 1,130
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,035

GREEK NIKE GOLD EARRINGS

4th-1st century BC. A pair of Hellenistic sheet-gold bifacial earrings depicting the goddess Nike (Victory) advancing with a wreath of laurel leaves in her right hand; on the reverse, the figure shown from behind in less detail; the suspension loop attached to a hook bearing a floral motif. Gold, 8.58 grams total, 50 and 52 mm. [2]

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Gorny & Mosch, Munich, October 2006 lot 649.

Literature
See Higgins, R.A. Greek & Roman Jewellery, p.165.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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