Pair of Elaborate Imperial Roman Askos Earrings

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

2nd - 3rd Centuries AD

#1515

Ex: private European collection, 1997

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

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