A Holy Land Gold Brooch, ca late 4th century BCE
MJ1305Regular price $1,650 USD
of high karat sheet gold, the raised central boss with a large granule, the base framed by a band of twisted filigree wire, the star border framed with roped filigree wire and tipped with granules, two hoops for attachment on the back.
Condition: Fine and quite fragile with small structural losses to the center and edges, some granule loss, still a lovely example overall.
Dimensions: Diameter: 3.6cm (1 1/2 in)
Provenance: Paul Ilton private collection, acquired prior to 1958