Imperial Roman Gold Askos Earrings

with tear-shaped garnets

(hung on 21-k gold wires for modern wear)

2nd - 3rd Centuries AD

 

Height: 4 cm.     (1 9/16 in.)

Width: 2.7 cm.     (1 1/16 in.)

 

ex: a private American collection

 

#4997

 

 

Comparandum:

Hornbostel, Wilhelm ; Kunst der Antike : Schatze aus norddeutschem Privatbesitz (Mainz, 1977) no.428

 

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