Ancient Roman Gold Earring Pair

GBP 225.00

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Object Description

A pair of Ancient Roman gold hoop earrings, featuring a circular loop with the ends finely twisted to hold the earrings closed. Each earring features a convex discus attached to the top of the hoop and a pyramidal cluster of granules decorating the bottom. Hoop earrings were a staple and favourite piece of jewellery amongst the Roman aristocracy.

Date: Circa 1st-3rd century AD

Object History

Acquired 1970-2010. Collection of a late Japanese gentlemen

Object Condition

Good Condition, one of the discus is slightly misshapen due to age.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.1 x H:1.3 centimeters

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By appointment only.

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+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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