Roman Gold Disc Pendant with Inlay and Chain Necklace
Roman Gold Disc Pendant with Inlay and Chain Necklace > Lot No. 1092
A fine Late Roman necklace comprising a disc pendant, decorated with a central lozenge containing a red glass or garnet inlay, trefoil designs to each point, against a green glass inlaid background, four roundels in between, the border with small circular motifs and raised rim; to the reverse, an applied bar, a loop to one end with chain attached, to the other, a hook for fastening; the chain with figure-of-eight links each formed from a single piece of gold wire.
3rd-4th century AD
9.81 grams, 57 cm
Extremely fine condition.
London family collection before 1960.
Estimate: £3,000 - 4,000 (EUR 3,510 - 4,680; USD 4,700 - 6,260)
Auction date: Thursday 4th October 2012 & Friday 5th October 2012 Coins & Antiquities
Sold for: £3,000
Lot No. 1092