Byzantine Gold Earrings

 

Byzantine Gold Earrings

A pair of Byzantine gold hoop earrings with crescent shaped openwork drops depicting peacocks flanking the tree of life, on modern ear wires.

Ca. 6th - 7th century AD.
Height: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm).

Cf. A pair with nearly identical design in the Paul & Alexandra Canellopoulos Collection, Athens, Greece.

Formerly in an American private collection, acquired in Israel.

Inv#: 7560

$5,000

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