Dimensions: L = 4-5 cm / Chain L = 27 cm
Two Fibulae and a Necklace. L. 30 cm. Silver. Two
fibulae with similar decoration. Pin holder in the shape
of an upright palmette with a rivet to which the pin was
attached. The catch consists of a plaque adorned by two
hemispherical elements and a central loop. The bow of
the fibula is composed of four, respectively five, fluted beads alternating with disc-shaped elements. Fibulae
of this type were found mainly in northern Greece and
the Balkans. L. max. 4.9 cm. Furthermore, a four-strand
necklace with a ring at each end. Probably part of a
larger ensemble. Both pins and one catch lost. One loop
broken. Northern Greek, 5th4th cent. B.C.
I have acquired this object in 2020 from the art market Switzerland.
Previous ownership history: Purchased in 2020 from the art market Switzerland, before that at the Gallery of J. D. Cahn Basel, before that in the private collection of Herbert A. Cahn, Basel.
Published in Cahn’s Quarterly 3/2014 Page 7.
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- Ancient Greek
- Set of Fibulae and Chain, ex. Gallery Cahn
- Century/ Timeframe
- 3.-2. B.C.
- Pins missing