Ancient Greek Gold Dolphin Pendant

GBP 575.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine example of Greek Hellenistic goldsmith art, a beautiful high karat gold pendant, composed of a gold bar with an elongated tubular red jasper bead, with a beautiful contrasting coloured vein running transversally, a round agate and slightly smaller round turquoise bead. The pendant is further enriched by two dolphins, modelled from a thin sheet of gold, one at each side of the suspension loop, featuring some very delicate detailing, such as the fins and tail. Such pendant has been adapted from an earring in ancient times, with the suspension loop modelled from ancient gold. Weight: 2.43 g.

Date: 5th – 3rd Century BC

Object Condition

Extremely fine. Suitable for modern wear with care.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:3.2 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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