Late Antique Gold and Garnet Amphora Earrings

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

3rd - 4th Centuries AD

Height: 6 cm. (2 3/8 in.)

Width: 1.8 cm. (0 3/4 in.)

#4787

Ex: several private American collections. Originally acquired by Antiquarium Ltd. in the early 1980’s from a private New York collection, 1960’s

Comparandum: Hackens, Tony ; Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design. Classical Jewelry (Providence, 1975) no.59