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A Pair of Gold & Garnet Earrings of Eros, Hellenistic Period, ca. 2nd - 1st century BCE
Regular price$5,000 USD
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Each depicted nude with his wings upraised, his hands on his hips, a bandolier embellished with granulation worn across his chest, arching backwards, a cabochon garnet gem stone above his head, joined to the earwire, formed of a plain wire wrapped spirally and tapering to a single wire, the attachment loop joined to the back of the feet setting above each figure.
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.
Dimensions: Overall drop length: 1 inch (2.5cm)
Provenance: ex. Sir Sidney Nolan Collection (1917-1992), sold Christie's London, 1993; thereafter G. Hendershott collection, AZ.
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