Small Wonders: Early Gems and Jewels

Small Wonders: Early Gems and Jewels

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Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS EARRINGS, CIRCA 2ND/4TH CENTURY A.D.

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July 9, 12:10 PM GMT

Estimate

1,000 - 2,000 GBP

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Property from a Swiss Private Collection

A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS EARRINGS, CIRCA 2ND/4TH CENTURY A.D.


Height: 3 cm each


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Nicolas Tano, Cairo

Carl Leonhardt Burkhardt (b. 1902, Basel, d. 1965, Alexandria), acquired from the above, February 4th, 1944

thence by descent

For a similar pair of earrings depicted on a Romano-Egyptian mummy portrait in the Getty collection, see http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/7078/attributed-to-malibu-painter-mummy-portrait-romano-egyptian-ad-75-100/?dz=0.5869,0.7546,1.32.