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    Sale 7659

    Antiquities

    13 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    A PAIR OF HELLENISTIC GOLD EARRINGS

    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF HELLENISTIC GOLD EARRINGS
    CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.
    Leech-shaped, each finely decorated with filigree 'spectacle' spirals, joined with a central beaded band
    1 in. (2.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a Swiss private collection.