A gold hair ornament Ancient Region of Gandhara, 1st century.
Lot 8
A gold hair ornament Ancient Region of Gandhara, 1st century.
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£2,400 - 3,600
Auction Details
Lot Details
A gold hair ornament
Ancient Region of Gandhara, 1st century.
Rosette form with granulation on the pointed outer petals around natural rounded inner petals and an inset garnet, the whole supported by a twisted wire frame with beaded rosettes at the corners.
2/3 in. (1.5 cm) diameter

Footnotes

  • A similar gold ornament with granulated petals, contained within a schist casket, was sold at Sotheby's, New York, March 19, 2008, lot 267.

    Provenance:
    Private American Collection
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