11 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A PAIR OF BYZANTINE GOLD EARRINGS
CIRCA 9TH CENTURY A.D.
Each crescentic in form, with a central quatrefoil flanked by bee-hive motifs, framed by raised ridged bands interspersed with pierced work, the outer edge fringed with hollow spheres, the ear hoop tapering to a hook-and-loop closure
Each: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high (2)
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Molly Morse Limmer
with Nina Borowski, Paris, 1980.
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