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Lot 63: Very fine Imperial Roman gold necklace of Herakles Knot links wrapped with emerald beads

Jewelry Auction: Ancient, Asian and Ethnographic - MANY LOTS OFFERED AT NO RESERVE

by The Curator's Eye

November 30, 2016

Boston, MA, USA

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  • Very fine Imperial Roman gold necklace of Herakles Knot links wrapped with emerald beads
  • Very fine Imperial Roman gold necklace of Herakles Knot links wrapped with emerald beads
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Description: An exquisite ancient Imperial Roman necklace of Herklas Knots, a symbol of eternity, cut from gold sheet, wrapped with emerald beads. Original elaborate shepherd's crook clasp. Intact, 2nd - 3d Centuries AD, probably Italy.

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Provenance: American private collection. With Christie's, New York in 2004, Thence a British private collection.

Dimensions: 49.3 cm (19 3/8")

Date: 200

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