Egyptian Gold and Lapis Lazuli Earring, New Kingdom

Earring Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty 19 Date: ca. 1295–1186 B.C. Geography: From Egypt Medium: Gold, lapis lazuli Dimensions: Diam. 2.5 cm (1 in) Credit Line: Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910 Accession Number: 10.130.1540 Provenance Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while … [Read more...]

Greek Gold and Garnet Siren Earring

A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET EARRING WITH SIREN - HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C. Auction House: Christie's Sale Title: Antiquities Location: London, King Street Sale Date: Apr 02, 2014 Lot Number: 0193 Estimate: 1,000 - 2,000 British pounds Price Realized: Unsold Saleroom Notice: This Lot is Withdrawn. Lot Description A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET … [Read more...]

Earring with Nike Driving a Two-Horse Chariot

Earring with Nike driving a two-horse chariot Greek, Northern Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 350–325 B.C. Height: 5cm (1 15/16in.) Weight: 15.8 gm (0.03 lb.) Gold and enamel Earring in form of Nike driving a two-horse chariot (biga). The figures are modeled in the round and form a pendant suspended from a disc in the shape of a … [Read more...]

Griffin Earrings

Earring in the Form of Griffin, 5th Century B.C. Gold: hammering, soldering, filigree, granulation … [Read more...]

Byzantine Gold Earrings

6th–7th century, Byzantine. Gold, sapphire, pearl. These elegant earrings are decorated with pearls, a favorite jewel of the Byzantines. Sapphires, then called hyakinthoi (hyacinths), became popular in Byzantine jewelry in the sixth century. Source link … [Read more...]