5 December 2012,
Price realised USD 13,750
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET NECKLACE
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Formed of a length of loop-in-loop chain, each end threaded through a cylindrical garnet, each with a plain sheet cap edged with filigree rope, the terminals in the form of goat heads, with short horns, the hook-and-loop closure emerging from their mouths
17½ in. (44.4 cm.) long
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For the type see no. 32.A, pp. 153-155 in Rudolph, A Golden Legacy: Ancient Jewelry from the Burton Y. Berry Collection at the Indiana University Art Museum.
Nasli M. Heeramaneck, New York, 1960s.
with Alexander Gallery, New York, 1980s.
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