London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A PAIR OF BYZANTINE GOLD EARRINGS
CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
The circular hoops with single pendant drop with alternate gold beads and pearls below a tear-drop setting, inlays missing, one earring with later additions, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) long; a Romano-Egyptian hollow gold snake's head, with detailed markings, circa 1st Century A.D., 7/8 in. (2.4 cm.) long; a gold pendant with box-setting mounted with heart-shaped green beryl inlay, later back and hoop, circa 1st Century A.D., 5/8 in. (1.6 cm.) long; another hollow gold fluted, waisted tubular element, Romano-Egyptian, 1¼ in. (3.2 cm.) long; and a group of Romano-Egyptian gold and pearl jewellery fragments, garnet beads and a later gold pendant(a lot)
Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948).
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