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Pair of Archeological-Revival Gold 'Eros' Pendant-Earrings, Castellani
Estimate
12,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
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298
Pair of Archeological-Revival Gold 'Eros' Pendant-Earrings, Castellani
Estimate
12,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 60,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Pair of Archeological-Revival Gold 'Eros' Pendant-Earrings, Castellani
The gold Eros figures, each brandishing a wreath and a torch, topped by florets, gross weight approximately 10 dwts, signed with interlaced C's; circa 1875.
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Literature

Castellani and Italian Archeological Jewelry, edited by Susan Weber Soros and Stefanie Walker, The Bard Graduate Center, New York, page 268, plate 9-29.

These earrings were also featured in the Tyrrhenian section of Augusto Castellani's display at the Exposition Universelle Paris in 1878. For an illustration of this display case see Castellani and Italian Archeological Jewelry, edited by Susan Weber Soros and Stefanie Walker, The Bard Graduate Center, New York, page 267, plate 9-78.

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