London, South Kensington
29 April 2010
A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD PENDANT EARRINGS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Each with hoop mounted with a convex shield with central gold wire rosette, a pendant biconical bead below, with modern ear clasps; and a Roman gold link necklace interspersed with twenty hollow gold spherical beads and one central beryl bead, with hook and eye clasp, circa 2nd Century A.D.
1¼ in. (3.3 cm.) long av. and 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) long respectively (3)
The Property of a Lady; Christie's London, 3 July 1996, lots 106 and 108 respectively.
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