Ancient Greek Gold Lion Head Jewelry Earring - 300 Bc For Sale

Abeautiful ancient Greekgold earring, dating to the 4th - 3rd Century B.C.

The body constructed from five seperate rods of gold twisted together and tapering into a single wire at the point, the lion's mouth open to receive the point. Theterminal in the form of an open mouthed lionwith beautifulfilligree decoration made from very fine twisted wires.

For a pair of very similar examples sold at Christie's Ancient Jewelry sale in December 1999whichrealised $2,990 please see the following link.

For another example currently at the world famous Metropolitan Museum of Art please see the following link.

Diameter: 20 mm

Weight: 1.90 g.

Provenance:

Ex. English private collection. Acquired on the London art market in the1980's.

Please note; this is a genuine and valuable ancient Greek earring offered with to promote our Greek and Roman antiquities.

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