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Roman Pair of Gold Drop Earrings

Antiquities - Roman


LOT 389

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GBP (£) 260 - 300
EUR (€) 290 - 340
USD ($) 360 - 420
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £276

ROMAN PAIR OF GOLD DROP EARRINGS

1st-4th century AD. A pair of earrings comprising a gold wire hoop and a decorative disc, with a filigree hoop on the outer edge, and a granule and hoop at the centre; the pendant formed as a long rod with a biconical blue gemstone at the lower end, above a plate, the edges decorated with filigree detailing. Gold, 4.10 grams total, 35mm overall.

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
See Higgins, R.A. Greek and Roman Jewellery, plate 54.

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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