Rare Ancient Byzantine Gold & Garnet Pendant 4th century AD Price: call-415-776-0104 Item Number: 5213 Description: A Byzantine Gold Pendant, Circa 4th-8th century AD. This gold pendant evidences the excellent level of metalworking skills of the ancient goldsmiths.
Gold filigree and beaded ring, the broad hoop supporting the square bezel set with an amethyst cameo bust of the Virgin Mary, veiled, hands raised in prayer, inscribed in Greek letters MR OY. (Mary Mother of God), facing front. The back is incised with a cross and the Greek letters IC XC (Jesus Christ) to each side of the upright. C. 1100.
A GREEK GOLD AND GARNET NECKLACE HELLENISTIC PERIOD, LATE 3RD-EARLY 2ND CENTURY B.C.
Gold ring, Late Roman, 4th century A.D., hoop perhaps later.
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A GREEK GOLD, GLASS, CARNELIAN AND AMETHYST NECKLACE HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C. Composed of seven gold vessel pendants, interspersed with green glass spherical and tubular beads, blue glass spherical beads, a carnelian and an amethyst spherical beads 13 in. (33 cm.) long max.
Lucien GAUTRAIT (1865-1937) Hornet Brooch. 18 Karat Gold & Enamel with Diamonds & Baroque Pearls. Paris, France. Circa 1900.