A Hellenistic gold olive wreath
Lot 157
A Hellenistic gold olive wreath
Sold for £23,750 (US$ 39,731) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Hellenistic gold olive wreath
Lot Details
A Hellenistic gold olive wreath
Circa 3rd Century B.C.
The diadem composed of sheet gold over a tubular core, decorated with several long spear-shaped leaves with impressed veins and delicate hollow gold fruits, all attached to the core with twisted gold wire, a composition of four larger leaves and four berries at the centre, 7in (18cm) max diam, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Berj Garabedian Collection, Paris, acquired in 1965.
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  1. Madeleine Perridge
    Specialist - Antiquities
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