Pair of Ancient Hoop Earrings with Archaic Phoenician Repousse Disks

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

Disks: 7th - 6th Centuries BC; ear hoops & chains 2nd-3rd Centuries AD.

#6936

Ex: private American collection, 1980’s

Comparandum: Rudolph, Wolf & Barbara Deppert; A Golden Legacy : Ancient Jewelry from the Burton Y. Berry Collection at the Indiana University Art Museum (Bloomington, 1995) no.22.L-M Patricia F. Davidson, Andrew Oliver, Jr. ; Ancient Greek and Roman gold jewelry in the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, 1984) nos.164-166