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AN ARCHAIC GREEK GOLD PENDANT EARRING
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AN ARCHAIC GREEK GOLD PENDANT EARRING

CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.

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AN ARCHAIC GREEK GOLD PENDANT EARRING
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The elongated hoop with spiral wire decoration and soldered suspension ring holding a pendant composed of six soldered and twisted wires, their ends formed into hooks from which hang double twisted wire pendants, four with sardonyx and cornelian biconical beads
3¼ in. (8 cm.) long
Provenance
Stahlberg collection.
Exhibited
Kunst der Antike, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, 1977.
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price plus buyer's premium

Lot Essay

Cf. F. H. Marshall, Catalogue of the Jewellery, Greek, Etruscan and Roman, The British Museum, London, 1911, no. 1595, p. 167, pl. XXVI, for similar.
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