Pair of Roman Gold Earrings with Glass Beads and Pearls

GBP 1,450.00

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Object Description

A pair of fine Roman gold earrings featuring a gold wire hoop with a hook-and-eye closure. Three loops are applied to the lower edge of the earring. A pendant formation enriches the earrings featuring a pearl set in a gold frame, a turquoise-coloured glass bead and a smaller pearl attached to each loop. Beautifully translucent glass beads alternate in shape and shade of blue, the beads in the centre are trapezoid and deeper in hue, while the two on either side are pear-shaped and lighter in colour.

Date: Circa 1st – 3rd Century AD

Object History

From a collection of a London lady, acquired annually during 1990s-2000s.

Object Condition

Good Condition. Some signs of wear to the gold consistent with age.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:2.6 x H:5.3 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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