Elaborate Western Asiatic Gold Single Earring with Agate Beads

GBP 750.00

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Object Description

An extremely fine and elaborate Western Asiatic gold single earring, featuring an S shaped hook decorated with a rhomboid shaped cell to the front, which originally probably held an inlaid stone. Below, a horizontal gold leaf to which 5 pendants are attached. Three of these pendants feature cones decorated with coiled wires and terminating in plain domes, resembling teardrops. Interspersed between these are two cylindrical agate stones, held in place by two gold socket beads. A truly exceptional jewel, witnessing the mastery of Western Asiatic goldsmiths. Weight: 5.53 g.

Date: Circa 1st Millennium BC

Object Condition

Very fine, 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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