Matching Pair of Western Asiatic Earrings with Granulation

GBP 950.00

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Object Description

A stunning pair of finely modelled golden earrings from the ancient region of Bactria. Composed of triangular shaped clusters of golden granules, these earrings showcase the gold working technique excellently, with both the reverse finished to a high standard, and the lowest row of granules adorned with a miniature pyramidal cluster version of the art form. At the top of the earrings, a loop for wearing terminating in a single gold granule, and two round bezels, which may have originally featured semi-precious stones or glass paste inlays. A highly wearable set of elegant ancient earrings. Weight: 7.15 g.

Object Condition

Very fine. Suitable for modern wear with care.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:3 centimeters
  • year
    Circa 3rd-2nd Millennium BC.

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By appointment only.

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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
London
SW1Y 4AA

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