Hellenistic Gold “Askos” Earrings

Composed of hollow sheet seamed around the side with a central decorative wire band at mid-body and granulated drops.

 

Hellenistic, 4th - 3rd Centuries BC.

 

Height: 28 mm.     (1 1/8 in.)

Width: 17 mm     (0 11/16 in.)

Weight: 5.1g.

Ex: Geneva private collection of Mme. A., by the early 1990s.

 

#5679

 

Exhibited: 

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

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIX. (London, 2020) p.15

 

 

 

Comparandum:

De Juliis, E. M.  (ed.); Gli ori di Taranto in Éta Ellenistica (Milan, 1989) pp.153-154, nos. 63-67

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