Large Ancient Greek Gold and Garnet Hoop Earrings

GBP 1,950.00

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Object Description

A stunning and substantial matching pair of golden earrings from Ancient Greece. A large solid, high karat gold hoop with a narrowing and twisted end, embellished by a single gold granule, features two smaller hoops, a small one to the side and a larger one also embellished by a single gold granule to the bottom. A dangling gold wire pendant composed of oval garnet stones interspersed with golden granulated beads, the top and bottom in a double row and the central one in a single row, completes these exceptional earrings, which manifest the elegance, complexity and sophistication of ancient Greek jewellery. Weight: 22.07 g.

Date: Circa 3rd to 1st Century BC

Object History

From an important collection of a Japanese gentleman, deceased, 1970-2015.

Object Condition

Extremely fine, the high karat gold is in excellent condition. The stones display some unevenness on the surface. 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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