11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF
MARSHALL C. FINKELMAN
A PAIR OF GREEK GOLD EARRINGS
Hellenistic Period, Circa 2nd-1st Century B.C.
Each in the form of a nude figure standing on a square plinth with the arms akimbo, hands on the hips, the head framed on each side by a spiral, the hoop a plain wire projecting from the back of the head, its tip secured to a loop at the back of the plinth
¾ in. (1.8 cm.) long (2)
American Private Collection.
Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.
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