Browse Lots

Global notice COVID-19 Important notice
A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS
THE PROPERTY OF A COLORADO PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS

CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.

Details
A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
Each with a conical shield centered by a granule framed by filigree wire, rimmed by filigree plain wire between two twisted wires, the tapering earwire at the back coiled around a loop above, with two granules at the join, the earwire supporting a drop pendant, a granule at the join, spirally fluted and embellished with granules, a large sphere and a pyramidal cluster of granules below; together with a pair of Roman gold earrings, circa 2nd-3rd century A.D., each with a plain ear hoop fronted by a hollow hexagonal cone
First pair: 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long
Second pair: 5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) long (4)
Provenance
First pair: with Jacques Matoussian, Paris, in 1958.
Second pair: with F. Sternbern, Zurich, 1990.
Both: The Heidi Vollmoeller Collection; Christie's, London, 29 October 2003, lot 402.
Sale Room Notice
Please note that the provenance should read as follows:
The Heidi Vollmoeller Collection; Christie's, London, 29 October 2003, lot 402.

Condition Report

If you wish to view the condition report of this lot, please sign in to your account.

Sign in
View condition report

More from Ancient Jewelry

View All
View All