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    Sale 7615

    Art of The Islamic And Indian Worlds

    7 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 44

    A FATIMID GOLD EARRING

    SYRIA, 12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FATIMID GOLD EARRING
    SYRIA, 12TH CENTURY
    The form based on a central sphere of scrolling very delicate wire-work and beaded decoration, the top a flat hexagonal panel of scrolling wire-work within attachment loops, linking by alternate sides three large domed elements each with scrolling vine quadrants rising from octagonal bases, slight denting and damage
    1¼in. (3.2cm.) high


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