Pair of Assyrian Hinged Gold Hoop Earrings

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

7th - 6th Centuries BC

Height: 2.5 cm. (1 in.)

#0535

Ex: private American and European collections, 1980’s

Comparandum: Taisei Gallery; Gold & Silver Auction. Pt.2. Ancient to Renaissance. Western Asiatic, Greek, Roman , Byzantine, Islamic, European Renaissane (11.05.1992) p.163, lot.191 (single earring) Musche, Brigitte ; Vorderasiatischer Schmuck zur Zeit der Arsakiden und der Sasaniden (Leiden, 1988) taf.25