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MASSIVE IMPERIAL ROMAN GOLD BRACELET

A pair of twisted wires is interwoven with three twisted gold tubes, the terminals capped in gold sheet with repoussé decoration.

 

Eastern Empire, 3rd Century AD

Intact, 73 mm (2 7/8"); 61.5 gm

Ex: Swiss private collection, by the early 1990s. Swiss private collection of Mnsr. A. by 1999.

 

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Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII (London, 2019) p.42

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Marshall, FH ; Catalogue of the Jewellery Greek, Etruscan & Roman in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum (London, 1911) pls. LXIV, LXV, nos.2812, 2813

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