5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
A PAIR OF BYZANTINE GOLD, AMETHYST AND PEARL EARRINGS
CIRCA 5TH-6TH CENTURY A.D.
Each composed of a plain open hoop, with three loops along the length, each framed by granules, suspending lengths of double-linked loop chain, terminating in a pearl and an amethyst; together with a modern gold and amethyst finger ring
Longer: 2 7/8 in. (7.4 cm.) long (3)
with Yoav Sasson, Jerusalem, 1985.
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