Pair of Hellenistic Bulls’ Head Earrings

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

4th - 3rd Centuries BC

#1436

Ex: private European collection, 1997

Comparandum: Deppert-Lippitz, Barbara ; Griechischer Goldschmuck (Mainz am Rhein, 1985) no.191 Higgins, R; Greek and Roman Jewellery (Berkeley, 1980) pl.47.k Garside, Anne ; Jewelry Ancient to Modern (Baltimore, 1979) no.252 Greifenhagen, Adolf; Schmuckarbeiten in Edelmetall Bd.2 (Berlin, 1970) taf.44.11, 15-18