Imperial Roman Gold Repousse Earrings

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

in the form of mature male busts

 

 

3rd Century AD

 

 

 

ex: private European collection

 

 

cf:  Sas, Kathy & Hugo Thoen (eds.); Schone Schijn: Brillance et Prestige (Leuven, 2002) no.229

 

 

#2891

 

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