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Lot 0058
**Originally Listed At $250**

Roman, Imperial Period, ca. 2nd to 4th century CE. A beautiful oxidized-silver necklace with a central fragmentary pendant of highly-iridescent, blue-green glass. The top of the glass vase is wrapped with wire along the neck for supporting the thin chain-cage design holding the glass in place. Above the glass is a central hoop and a T-bar fastener; this allows the necklace to be worn in a lengthy or drawn-up manner. Created in modern times and wearable for any occasion, this is a stunning example of ancient art turned modern fashion! Size: 19.75" L (50.2 cm).

Provenance: private Denver, Colorado, USA collection

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Strung in modern times and wearable as shown. Glass is a fragment of a larger vessel and has age-commensurate surface wear, light roughness along upper rim, otherwise very good. Gorgeous rainbow-hued iridescence.

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Roman Glass Pendant w/ Chain-Cage Necklace

Estimate $450 - $1,350Apr 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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