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A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS
A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS

HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

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A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD AND GARNET EARRINGS
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.
Each with a plain hoop joined to a rosette centered by a bezel-set cabochon garnet, the sheet petals embellished with filigree, sheet cones suspended below ornamented with filigree tongues, capping a spherical garnet bead, an inverted granulated pyramid on the underside; joined to modern gold earwires
Each: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) high (2)
Provenance
with Mele Gallery, New York, 1980s.
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