Pair of Elaborate Imperial Roman Askos Earrings
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(hung on 21-karat modern gold earwires for wear)

with garnets and glass cabochons

 

 

2nd - 3rd Centuries AD

 

 

 

ex: private European collection, 1997

 

Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.25

 

cf:  Stefanelli, Lucia Pirzio Biroli ; L'Oro dei Romani (Rome, 1992) no.200

 

 

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