A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD, PEARL AND AGATE CAMEO EARRINGS
CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
Each with a plain hoop fronted by an oval box bezel set with an agate cameo, sculpted with a bust of a draped woman in profile, the bezel framed by twisted wire and adorned with ten radiating wires, each threaded with a single pearl
Each: 11/16 in. (1.7 cm.) long (2)
Zakaria Collection, Los Angeles, formed in the 1960s.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 8 December 1999, lot 90.