CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
A PAIR OF ROMAN or SASANIAN GOLD EARRINGS CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D. Each a hollow crescent with ribbed collars on either end joined to arching earwires, the crescents ornamented with four lengths of beaded wire framed by plain wire, a ribbed collar at the base joined to a hollow sphere, a cluster of granules below; with modern gold earwires joined to the hoop Each: 1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm.) long (2)
Acquired by the current owner in the 1990s.