11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARSHALL C. FINKELMAN
THREE PAIRS OF WESTERN ASIATIC GOLD EARRINGS
Circa Late 3rd-Early 2nd Millennium B.C.
Including a pair of lunate earrings, the body of each ribbed and stamped with crescent motifs; two similar penannular earrings, each a hollow tube with incised ornament along the opening; and a pair of double lunate earrings
7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide (largest) (6)
American Private Collection.
Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.
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