Ancient Roman Gold Earrings with Discs and Garnet Beads

GBP 750.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine pair of Ancient Roman matching earrings, each modelled in high karat gold and featuring a discoid body, leading to a rectangular-shaped attachment. Further embellishments include a granule to the top of the discus, three to the rectangular attachment, and twisted gold wire between the discus and the attachment. Two drop-like pendants, ending in dark garnet round beads, complete these elegant earrings. Fastened hook to the reverse. Disc shaped earrings, presented either in simple or more elaborate forms, as seen here, were a distinctive trait of Ancient Roman goldsmith art. Weight: 3.88 g.

Date: Circa 1st-3rd Century AD

Object History

From a Japanese jewellery collection, 1980-2010.

Object Condition

Complete and intact. These earrings are suitable for modern wear with care. Please consult a professional jeweller for alterations.

Object Details

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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