Pair of Superb Large Imperial Roman Gold Shield Earrings

(hung on 21-karat modern gold earwires for wear)

with fine cabochon garnets, wire-work and granulation



2nd  - 3rd Centuries AD




ex: private American collection, 1987.



cf:  Patricia F. Davidson, Andrew Oliver, Jr. ; Ancient Greek and Roman gold jewelry in the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, 1984) nos. 135-137, 139





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