London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A PAIR OF LARGE WESTERN ASIATIC OR EAST GREEK GOLD PENDANT EARRINGS
CIRCA 7TH CENTURY B.C.
Each with suspended triangular-shaped pendant attached to twisted wire ear loop, the pendant plate decorated with a raised network design of granulation in box setting with serrated rim
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) long av. (2)
Sold Christie's London, 21 April 1999, lot 273.
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Cf. B. Deppert-Lippitz, Griechischer Goldshmuck, Mainz, 1985, pp. 59 and 101, fig. 24 and pl. V for similar ornamentation.
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