London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A PAIR OF HELLENISTIC GOLD EROS EARRINGS
2ND CENTURY B.C.
Each circular hoop with a sheet gold figure of a winged and garlanded Eros, with crescent-shaped cabochon garnet in box setting above; and another pair of gold earrings with twisted hoops and plain twisted wire terminals, circa late 1st millennium B.C.
1 in. (2.5 cm.) high av. (4)
Formerly in the Sir Sidney Nolan collection: sold Christie's London, 8 December 1993, lot 14.
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