A large Persian Crescent Shaped Gold Pendant Necklace, Seljuk Period, ca. 11th - 12th century CE
Regular price18,000 USD
This object qualifies for free and fast worldwide shipping.
Of crescent form, this spectacular heavyweight hollow gold pendant is decorated on one side with three large filigree round floral elements, four small floral elements, and a triangular design at the center. It is strung as a necklace composed of twenty-eight fine ovoid gold ball beads, each bead decorated with multiple rows of intricate openwork circular decoration. Each gold bead is strung with an alternating smaller orange carnelian round bead.
Condition: The pendant with mild denting and imperfections (mostly on the reverse), that does not distract from this impressive piece, all beads are intact and in excellent condition overall. With modern restringing, ready to wear. A truly extraordinary necklace!
Dimensions: Length: 28.5 inches (72.3 cm)
Provenance: Ex. Patti Cadby Birch collection thereafter Henry Anavian, Sumer Gallery, NYC and then to family by descent.
Sands of Time provides a lifetime, unconditional guarantee of authenticity and provenance. Every object you purchase from us is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity, stating culture, provenance, and age.
Furthermore, we conduct due diligence to ensure the item, to the best of our knowledge, has not been illegally obtained from an excavation, architectural monument, public institution, or private property. Wherever possible, reference is made to existing collections or publications.Wherever possible, reference is made to existing collections or publications.
We ship Tuesday to Friday with FedEx and usually same day if your order is received before 2pm. Within the continental USA, packing, shipping and insurance is free. Depending on size and destination, delivery times range from one to five business days.
If we are shipping this object to you overseas, there is no charge for packing, preparation of all customs paperwork, insurance and carrier fees in compliance with all USA and International customs requirements.
We send overseas shipments with FedEx International Priority which usually means two to three day delivery to Europe and the UK, customs willing but contact us if you have a shipping preference.
Please note: International customers are responsible for all duties and taxes.