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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND CAMEO EARRINGS

    2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND CAMEO EARRINGS
    2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
    Each composed of an oval cameo with a Medusa head mounted in oval gold box-setting with striated border, from which hangs a pendant with oval cameo of a standing Eros within similar gold setting
    1 3/16 in. (3 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner in the 1980s.