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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 328

    A BYZANTINE GOLD AND EMERALD CROSS PENDANT

    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BYZANTINE GOLD AND EMERALD CROSS PENDANT
    CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.
    The hollow tapering cylindrical arms centered by a collar set with a cabochon emerald, fringed with granulation, a plain disk at the intersection on the back, an integral suspension loop above
    2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    California Private Collection, 1964.