Roman Shield Boss Gold Earrings

GBP 895.00

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Object Description

An elaborate pair of Ancient Roman gold earrings, each modelled in high karat gold and featuring a discoid body. The earrings are comprised of a large central shield boss disc which leads to an elaborate pendant composed of a cluster of three large, hollow gold beads, enriched by fine gold granules. The reverse of the earrings features a flattened band, acting as an attachment loop, decorated with a fine rope pattern.

Date: Circa 1st-3rd Century AD

Object History

From the collection of a Japanese gentleman, deceased (1970-2010); collected in the 1990s.

Object Condition

Fine condition, slight crack to one of the large boss shields and slight damage to the hollow balls. Suitable for modern wear with care.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:1.5 x H:3.8 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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