Roman Gold and Stone Elaborate  Earring

 

13389. Roman Gold and Stone Elaborate Earring

2nd-3rd century AD.

An elaborate pair of gold earrings with a central amphora inlaid with turquoise and lapis lazuli stones. The handles in the shapes of dolphins with a turquoise stone. The hanger atop the amphora also inlaid with turquoise. Also on the vessel body is granulate decoration and multiple danglers. Archaeological patina. weight 17.1grams.

Size 1-7/8 inches (4.5cm) L. + custom mount.

Provenance: Ex Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, 1948 - 2000. Exported with the permit of the Israeli Antiquities Authority.

Lovely, choice and rare.

$4,400

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