5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTION
A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD, GARNET AND PEARL EARRINGS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Each with an open dome, the inner border with a fringe of beaded wire, bisected by a plain wire threaded through a garnet bead, a loop above, joined to the plain earwire, three granules on the lower border, joined to a faceted horizontal band, with two suspensions loops below, each fronted by a granule, suspending a ridged conical element topped with a granule, a wire below threaded through a pearl
Each: 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) long (2)
with Shraga Qedar, Jerusalem, 1985.
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