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Roman Pair of Gold Cloison Earrings

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 393

Estimate
GBP (£) 320 - 380
EUR (€) 360 - 430
USD ($) 450 - 530
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Price (+bp): £270 (EUR 304; USD 380)
ROMAN PAIR OF GOLD CLOISON EARRINGS

4th century AD. A pair of earrings, each comprising a gold hoop of square-section wire, twisted; attached to this a piriform plate with filigree collar and granule; on the face, a gold cell with a piriform garnet set en cloison; depending from the hoop a pelleted rod with pyramidal cluster of granules. Gold and garnet, 3.89 grams, 35 mm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition, complete.

Provenance
Ex Carter collection.

Literature
Higgins, R.A. Greek and Roman Jewellery.

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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