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Hellenistic Gold Earrings with Carnelian Bead Drops
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Description
3rd-2nd century B.C. A pair of gold earrings, each composed of an oval hoop, openwork chain and 'spherical' dangle comprising two hemispherical sheet-gold sleeves encasing a sub-spherical carnelian bead, the upper sheet ornamented with a band of applied gold scrolls. Cf. Despini, A., Greek Art Ancient Gold Jewellery, Greece, 1996, p.75, item 33 and p.79, for similar. 2.62 grams total, 41-44 mm (1 1/2 - 1 3/4 in.) From a private family collection formed in London from the mid 1980s to early 1990s. [2]
Condition
Fine condition.
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Hellenistic Gold Earrings with Carnelian Bead Drops

Estimate £300 - £400
May 25, 2022
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Starting Price £300
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0655: Hellenistic Gold Earrings with Carnelian Bead Drops

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Est. £300 - £400Starting Price £300
TimeLine Auctions Antiquities Sale - Day 2
May 25, 2022 4:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0655 Details

Description
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3rd-2nd century B.C. A pair of gold earrings, each composed of an oval hoop, openwork chain and 'spherical' dangle comprising two hemispherical sheet-gold sleeves encasing a sub-spherical carnelian bead, the upper sheet ornamented with a band of applied gold scrolls. Cf. Despini, A., Greek Art Ancient Gold Jewellery, Greece, 1996, p.75, item 33 and p.79, for similar. 2.62 grams total, 41-44 mm (1 1/2 - 1 3/4 in.) From a private family collection formed in London from the mid 1980s to early 1990s. [2]
Condition
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Fine condition.

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