Lot 298
  • 298

Pair of Archeological-Revival Gold 'Eros' Pendant-Earrings, Castellani

Estimate
12,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
60,000 USD
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Description

  • Castellani
  • gold
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.

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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