11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARSHALL C. FINKELMAN
FOUR PAIRS OF ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS
Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.
One pair each with a plain hoop joined to a pelta-shaped shield, with a pendant in the form of a pinecone; another similar pair each with a flanged, drop-shaped pendant; one pair each with a plain hoop joined to a hollow hemisphere, with a voluted pendant, now threaded with a carnelian bead; and another similar but larger pair, each with a pendant, now threaded with green glass beads
1½ in. (3.8 cm.) long (largest) (8)
American Private Collection.
Acquired by the current owner in the 1980s.
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