A ROMAN GOLD BRACELET, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
A ROMAN GOLD BRACELET, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.
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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAN MITCHELL

A ROMAN GOLD BRACELET, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

Estimate: 6,000 - 9,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAN MITCHELL

A ROMAN GOLD BRACELET, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.

Estimate: 6,000 - 9,000 GBP

Lot Sold:8,125GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Estate of Jan Mitchell

A ROMAN GOLD BRACELET, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D.


with spiral-round thick wire hoop, and swivel clasp in the form of a Herakles knot with beaded perimeter.

Diameter 7.9 cm.


Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Ars Antiqua, Lucerne, Auktion II. Antike Kunstwerke, May 14th, 1960, no. 172, illus.

Jan Mitchell (1913-2009), New York, acquired in the 1960s

by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

A bracelet of related design with Herakles knot at the bezel is in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. no. 18.2.18.


The next lot in the 1960 Lucerne sale, a massive late Roman gold armlet, also entered the Jan Mitchell Collection; it was sold at Sotheby's, New York, June 7th, 2012, no. 26.

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