Characteristic of the eastern part of the Roman Empire, these slender gold earrings are formed from rolled sheet gold that curves to form an "S" shape, the tail hooking back to the center and decorated with contrasting green and white glass beads designed to imitate pearls.
For related example see: Petrie, WMF ';Objects of daily use' 1927, reprint 1974., Plate IX, 189-191 and Christies 'A private collection of Egyptian Gold Jewellery, the Property of a Nobleman', June 1st, 1979 lot #10 and #11.
Dimensions: Length: 1 inch (2.54 cm)
Condition: Minor bends in the wire but otherwise in overall good condition.
Provenance: Private NJ collection, acquired from David Liebert, NYC., in early the 1980's
This fine miniature roundel portrays on both sides a charming flower, the bright opaque white of the petals contrast well with the central disk of...
a dark glass bead with a finely detailed yellow and white feather pattern.Condition: Intact and in very good condition overallDimensions: Diameter: 1/2 inch (1.27 cm)Provenance:...
A mosaic glass intaglio with mostly dark glass and one single white band that bisects the ovular intaglio. The intaglio depicts a clenched hand with...
This pretty necklace is composed of black and white core-formed beads highlighted by eye motifs and interspersed with small glass spacers; a fine rectangular agate bead acts as...
Sign up and save 10% on your first order
Don't miss a thing! Sign up for our newsletter and be among the first to know about our latest additions, unadvertised sales PLUS receive 10% off your first order.