11 December 2003
A ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS NECKLACE
Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
Composed of back-to-back double spiral links formed of thin strips, joined to links threaded through glass beads imitating natural emerald crystals, each end of the hook-and-loop closure with a ring of ribbon framing a similar glass bead
15¾ in. (34 cm.) long
American Private Collection.
Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.
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