Ancient Greek Gold Grape Cluster Earrings

GBP 1,250.00

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Object Description

A matching pair of finely modelled solid gold Ancient Greek earrings, which comprise a twisted gold wire circular hoop to the top and an ornate granule cluster composition to the bottom. On the bottom of each hoop, two small pyramidal clusters of granules mirrored on either side. The pendants, resembling grape clusters, comprise three levels of granulation topped by pyramidal clusters, leading to four larger gold granules below, each with smaller granule pyramid finials to the bottom. A highly sophisticated design, showcasing the high refinement of goldsmith art in the Ancient Greek culture. The earrings are modelled using high karat gold, around 22-24 karat. Weight: 8.96 g.
Date: Circa 5th-3rd Century BC

Object History

From an important collection of a Japanese gentleman, deceased, 1970-2015.

Object Condition

Very fine condition, suitable for modern wear with care. Consult a professional jeweller for alterations.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    H:2.5 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

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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
London
SW1Y 4AA

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