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Viking 22k+ Gold Hoop Earrings (pr)

Lot 0050C Details

Description
Nothern Europe, Viking, ca. 9th to 12th century CE. A breathtaking pair of 22+ karat gold hoop earrings adorned with inverted pyramidal terminals which are elaborately dressed in fine and copious granulation. Furthermore, large sections of the hoops are wrapped with gold wiring, making for an elegantly coiled framing of a sinuous or serpentine motif. Size: 8.6 grams for the pair; 1"L (2.54 cm) x 7/8"W (2.22 cm) x 1"W (2.54 cm).

Provenance: Ex-private A. Green collection, United Kingdom, acquired prior to 1990.

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#107206
Condition
Intact and near choice with all granules, very minor bending.
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Viking 22k+ Gold Hoop Earrings (pr)

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000
Mar 31, 2016
Starting Price $1,400
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0050C: Viking 22k+ Gold Hoop Earrings (pr)

Sold for $1,250
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Est. $4,000 - $6,000Starting Price $1,400
Antiquities | Ancient | Ethnographic Art
Thu, Mar 31, 2016 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 22.5%

Lot 0050C Details

Description
...
Nothern Europe, Viking, ca. 9th to 12th century CE. A breathtaking pair of 22+ karat gold hoop earrings adorned with inverted pyramidal terminals which are elaborately dressed in fine and copious granulation. Furthermore, large sections of the hoops are wrapped with gold wiring, making for an elegantly coiled framing of a sinuous or serpentine motif. Size: 8.6 grams for the pair; 1"L (2.54 cm) x 7/8"W (2.22 cm) x 1"W (2.54 cm).

Provenance: Ex-private A. Green collection, United Kingdom, acquired prior to 1990.

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#107206
Condition
...
Intact and near choice with all granules, very minor bending.

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