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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 240

    A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD EARRINGS

    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD EARRINGS
    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
    Each boat shaped, with a high-arching earwire, ornamented with filigree spirals and diamonds in granulation, each end with a ring of granulation framed by plain rings, a loop at the bottom suspending a pomegranate-shaped pendant adorned with granulation; with modern gold ear-posts
    Each: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    with Vasken Demirjian, New York, 1989.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION