Large Western Asiatic Gold Ovoid Pendant


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Object Description

A Western Asiatic gold pendant featuring a large hollow ovoid with vertical ridges and pierced through the centre. The piece is further enriched with delicate filigree, two horizontal rows encompass the centre with a smaller band framing each end. A gold pin holds the bead in place and ends in a gold terminal with a row of gold granules. Above sits an openwork gold bead displaying a circular design with a thin twisted wire attached at the bottom. The thick pin has been twisted at the top to form a suspension loop.

Date: Circa 1st Millennium -5th century BC

Object Condition

Excellent condition

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.5 x H:3.9 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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