Earring (One of a Pair) Period: Three Kingdoms period (57 B.C.–A.D. 668) Date: Gaya federation (42–562), end of 5th century Culture: Korea Medium: Gold
ETRUSCAN GOLD FILIGREE EARRINGS Openwork ribbons filled with wire bands, bosses, scrolls. Probably from Vetulonia Ca. 1st 1/4 of the 7th Century BC Dia. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm.) Weight 4.1 gms., 4.3 gms. Ex Thane Collection, England. Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 1995, no. 131; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2003, no. 128; J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 148. see: A. Maggiani, ey al., Treasures from Tuscany - The Etruscan Legacy, p. 40, no. 44.
Gold, varicoloured enamel and diamond pendant, centred on figure of the Infant Christ, enthroned beneath a canopy, globe in one hand, the other raised in benediction, between two table cut diamonds in four petal (quatrefoil) settings, and above a third, larger, similarly set, applied to a backplate of open scrolls with forget-me-nots. Three hanging pearls, c.1600.