Byzantine Gold and Carnelian Pendant

GBP 175.00

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Object Description

A fine Byzantine gold pendant featuring a rhomboid centrepiece, set with a carnelian stone carved in a biconvex shape. The pendant is bifacial and views identically on both sides. The rhomboid bezel is decorated with dainty gold granules framing the piece with a gold loop attached at the top for suspension.

Date: Circa 5th-10th century AD

Object History

Formerly in the private collection of a Japanese gentlemen (deceased), formed between 1970s-2010s.

Object Condition

Good condition, some granules now missing from age, some residue around the precious stone from securing it in place.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:0.5 x H:1.2 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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