An 18k granulated gold Hellenistic style demi-parure.

An 18k granulated gold Hellenistic style demi-parure. - image-1
An 18k granulated gold Hellenistic style demi-parure. - image-2
An 18k granulated gold Hellenistic style demi-parure. - image-1

An 18k granulated gold Hellenistic style demi-parure.

Comprising a pair of two-part earrings suspending figural putti with torches and a possibly added brooch with corresponding decor. Each set with drilled pearls. The leather covered case, stamped "C & A Giuliano 115 Piccadilly London" to the lining. The earrings marked "CG". L of earrings 4 cm. L of brooch 4.2 cm. Total weight 21.6 g.
Carlo Giuliano, ca. 1870.

Literature

Identical earrings illus. in: Bennett/Mascetti, Understanding Jewellery, Reprint 2011, Plate 166. Here, the historic predecessor is listed as a 4 BC hellenistic earring from Kymae in Asia Minor, today kept in the British Museum.

Lot 289 Dα

Estimate:
6.000 € - 8.000 €

Result:
39.680 €