A Round Gold Brooch with Agate Inset, Parthian Period, ca. 200 BCE - 200 CE


$2,500 USD

Gold inset brooch with a round agate eye bead in brown and white. Wide gold border decorated with ten circular relief elements having granulated borders, outer and inner simple rope-like borders. 

Dimensions: Diameter: 1-1/2 inches (4 cm)

Condition: Ancient suspension loops on the reverse are a later repaired addition, some repairs to the gold setting.

Provenance: Private NYC collection, ex. Anavian Family Collection acquired over 30 years ago by David and Henry Anavian, in Iran, prior to the Shahs' departure.