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A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS
A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS

CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

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A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS
CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
Each with a hoop of two spiral-twisted wires merging into a single earwire, fronted by a sheet with a large collar-set cabochon garnet and two smaller below, fringed with filigree and granulation, supporting a fixed pendant of hollow spheres with struts of granulation, smaller spheres at the joins, fronted by a collar-set cabochon garnet fringed with granulation, spiraling filigree above and below
1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high (2)
Provenance
with Aaron Gallery, London, 1979.

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