Western Asiatic Gold Pair of Earrings

GBP 1,100.00

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Object Description

An exquisite pair of Western Asiatic solid high karat gold earrings featuring a penannular shape slightly bulging at the centre. each earring is enriched by three clusters of gold granules arranged in a pyramid-like shape, one at the base and two, smaller in size, to the front. The large formation at the base is composed of four clusters and a central one topping these. Two additional single granules decorated the end terminal. Hinged clasp mechanisms complete the earrings. This earring design became extremely popular cross many different ancient cultures such as Etruscan, Greek, Roman, Parthian and Sassanian. Weight: 10.75 g.

Date: Circa 1st Millennium BC.

Object History

From the collection of a late Japanese gentleman, 1970s-2010s.

Object Condition

Very fine, the earrings are suitable for modern wear with care. One clasp modern. Please consult a professional jeweller for alterations.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:1.7 x H:2.1 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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