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Earring

Etruscan, 6th century BC
Gold.
H 1.4 cm B 1 cm T 1.6 cm

Gold earring of the à baule type (like a small bag). Decorated with a rosette consisting of three layers. The upper and lower layers are made of gold sheet and the middle layer of gold wire. The three layers are loosely connected to each other and to the earring by a flat gold wire. The rosette is flanked by six recumbent lions. Intact.

Published

Galerie Günter Puhze catalogue Kunst der Antike 8, Freiburg im Breisgau 1989, no. 28

Galerie Günter Puhze catalogue Kunst der Antike 10, Freiburg im Breisgau 1993, no. 34

Price
€ 1.600
Item
7313