Ancient Roman Pair of Gold Earrings with Glass Beads

GBP 350.00

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Object Description

A pair of Ancient Roman gold earrings, each featuring a rectangular frame enriched with two small glass beads, each covered with a beautiful iridescence, imitating pearls. A gold wire drop with an additional bead dangles from the bottom (the bead itself is now missing from one of the earrings). The back of each earring is reinforced with two flat gold rods, crossing at a diagonal, and a curved ‘s-shape’ hook protrudes from the reverse.

Date: Circa 1st-3rd century AD

Object History

Acquired 1970-2010. Collection of a late Japanese gentlemen

Object Condition

Good Condition

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.0 x H:2.2 centimeters

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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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