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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD HOOP EARRINGS

    2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD HOOP EARRINGS
    2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D., EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
    The circular hoops with radiating triangular projections with granular decoration and terminating in a gold globule
    1½ in. (3.8 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Sold Phillips, London, 9 June 1997, lot 42.