A Near Eastern Gold Pendant, Roman Period, ca. 1st century CE
Regular price1,950 USD
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Formed of a sheet disk with a cut out at the base to form a crescent, the front embellished with a rope border flanked on either side by granulation and twisted wire filigree, with a schematic five-pointed star at the center, hemispheres at each end, and below the ribbed tubular suspension loop. Set now as a pendant with a 20-inch modern 14K gold wheat chain.
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.
Dimensions: Pendant length: 1.5 cm (9/16 inch), strung now as a pendant with a modern 20-inch 14K gold chain.
Provenance: Taisei Gallery Collection auction, Nov. 1992, NYC, lot #86, thereafter a private Virginia collection.
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