A Pair of Hellenistic Gold Drop Earrings, Hellenistic Period, ca. 3rd - 1st century BCE
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This fine pair of matching high karat gold earrings, each have a hollow juglet form and are beautifully and finely decorated with a central band of tiny gold granulation with triangular accents. Circular element of similar granulation on the bottom. The integral suspension loop is mounted with an 18K gold suspension wire for wearing.
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition, suitable for wearing. A high-quality, fabulous example of Hellenistic workmanship. Modern 18K gold posts added for wearing.
Dimensions: Length: 7/8 inch (2.2 cm)
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired from the NY trade.