Jewellery, Watches and Objects of Vertu (26 March 2019)

Date of Auction: 26th March 2019

Sold for £550

Estimate: £80 - £100

A Roman gold cherub pendant, circa 3rd century AD, the pendant, originally from an earring modelled as a winged cherub or Eros, wearing a beaded sash, with pendant loop fitting to the head, length 21.5mm. £80-£100

Footnote

For illustration of similar pendant drops see: Mascetti, D. and Triossi, A., Earrings, from Antiquity to Present, Thames and Hudson, 1990, p24-25.