Ancient Greek Gold Pendant with Dolphins


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Object Description

An extremely fine example of Greek Hellenistic goldsmith art, a beautiful high karat gold pendant, composed of a single red garnet large spherical bead, held in place by two conical-shaped gold beads, one at the top and base of the garnet bead. The pendant is further enriched by two dolphins, modelled in a thin sheet if gold, one at each side of the suspension loop. Such pendant has been adapted from an earring in ancient times, with the suspension loop modelled from ancient gold.

Date: Circa 2nd-1st Century BC

Object Condition

Fine. Suitable for modern wear with care.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:2.5 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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