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Description
Greece, Hellenistic period, ca. 400 to 31 BCE. 24kt. A beautiful 24k gold pendant with an even decoration of trios of granulated gold on the front and a delicate banded strap loop at the top. Further granulation gives it a small tail dangling from the bottom of the hammered disc. Granulation like this is an ancient technique, dating most likely from Sumer ca. 3000 BCE.Size: 0.95" W x 1.4" H (2.4 cm x 3.6 cm)

Provenance: Ex-private east coast, USA collection

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#119166
Condition
Some bending to hammered sheet. Does not come with string shown in some photos.
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Hellenistic 24 kt. Gold Pendant w/ Granulated Ornament

Estimate $600 - $900Jan 18, 2017
Starting Price $300
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