Ancient Art International

Ancient Persian Gold and Garnet Earrings

Item Number: 20055
$2,899.00
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Period:
Circa 247 BCE to perhaps 400 CE (early Sassanian)
Dimensions:
1 3/4" (4.5 cm)
Material:
24 kt. Gold & Garnet
Condition:
Good, as shown in photo
Region:
Persia (today's Iran)
Provenance:
Acquired by the present owner during business travel in Iran in the 1960's..

Description

A stunning ancient pair of Parthian or early Sassanian pendant earrings of gold and cabochon garnet. Totally original, impressive and large. Double coiled detail around circumference. Large granulization on spiralled columns. Beautiful from all directions.

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