MASSIVE IMPERIAL ROMAN GOLD BRACELET
A pair of twisted wires is interwoven with three twisted gold tubes, the terminals capped in gold sheet with repoussé decoration.
Eastern Empire, 3rd Century AD
Intact, 73 mm (2 7/8"); 61.5 gm
Ex: Swiss private collection, by the early 1990s. Swiss private collection of Mnsr. A. by 1999.
Published: Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII. (London, 2019) p.42
Comparandum:Marshall, FH ; Catalogue of the Jewellery Greek, Etruscan & Roman in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum (London, 1911) pls. LXIV, LXV, nos.2812, 2813