A EUROPEAN GOLD BRACELET
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.
Penannular in form, composed of three lengths of plain wire, each length looped over itself and twisted, the three lengths then twisted around each other, each end forming a loop, the openwork bulbous terminals formed from the soldering together of the ends of the loops
3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) wide
Private Collection, California, 1980s.
Acquired by the current owner, New York, 1999.
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For a similarly-constructed torque from the Snettisham Hoard see British Museum accession no. 1991,0407.33.