11 December 2003,
Price realised USD 3,824
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
FOUR PAIRS OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS
Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.
Each a variant of the hoop and shield type, one pair each with an elaborate hoop ornamented with a cluster of granules, the shield with a rim of wire and a central granule; one pair each with an elaborate hoop, the shield edged with twisted and plain wires, fringed with clusters of granulation alternating with single granules; one pair each with a twisted hoop, the shield with ribbon, beaded wire and granulation, with an openwork pendant terminating in a sphere; and one pair each with a plain hoop, the small shield rimmed with beaded wire and centered by a granule, with a long beaded wire pendant threaded with a granulated bead
1½ in. (3.8 cm.) long (largest) (8)
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American Private Collection.
Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.
THE PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARSHALL C. FINKELMAN
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