Roman gold and garnet earringsJ31
A pair of elaborate crescent-shaped gold earrings mounted with garnets, filligree decoration and drop pendants.
Roman, 3rd or 4th Century AD
3 x 2.5 cms each excluding later hoop attachments
Both earrings have two missing pendant drops and soldered 20th Century earring hoops (making them fully wearable)
Ex. private collection, Surrey, UK; acquired early 20th Century