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Auction archive: Lot number 0429

Roman Gold Earring Pair with Venus Cameos

Antiquities & Coin Catalogue Auction
24 May 2016 - 27 May 2016
Estimate
£450 - £650
ca. US$654 - US$945
Price realised:
£471
ca. US$685
Auction archive: Lot number 0429

Roman Gold Earring Pair with Venus Cameos

Antiquities & Coin Catalogue Auction
24 May 2016 - 27 May 2016
Estimate
£450 - £650
ca. US$654 - US$945
Price realised:
£471
ca. US$685
Beschreibung:

ROMAN GOLD EARRING PAIR WITH VENUS CAMEOS 3rd century AD A matched pair of gold earrings, each hook and discoid plaque with twisted petal detail to the outer edge, central cell with inset cameo mask of Venus (Aphrodite), loop below with dangle and shell(?) bead. 5.95 grams total, 32mm (1 1/4"). Very fine condition. [2] Provenance Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s. Literature Cf. Manning, W.H. Catalogue of the Romano-British Iron Tools, Fittings and Weapons in the British Museum, London, 1985, item 2656.

Auction archive: Lot number 0429
Auction:
Datum:
24 May 2016 - 27 May 2016
Auction house:
Timeline Auctions
23-24 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6HE
United Kingdom
enquiries@timelineauctions.com
+44 (0)20 71291494
+44 (0)1277 814122
Beschreibung:

ROMAN GOLD EARRING PAIR WITH VENUS CAMEOS 3rd century AD A matched pair of gold earrings, each hook and discoid plaque with twisted petal detail to the outer edge, central cell with inset cameo mask of Venus (Aphrodite), loop below with dangle and shell(?) bead. 5.95 grams total, 32mm (1 1/4"). Very fine condition. [2] Provenance Property of a Surrey collector; acquired in the early 1970s. Literature Cf. Manning, W.H. Catalogue of the Romano-British Iron Tools, Fittings and Weapons in the British Museum, London, 1985, item 2656.

Auction archive: Lot number 0429
Auction:
Datum:
24 May 2016 - 27 May 2016
Auction house:
Timeline Auctions
23-24 Berkeley Square
London, W1J 6HE
United Kingdom
enquiries@timelineauctions.com
+44 (0)20 71291494
+44 (0)1277 814122
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