Near Eastern Gold Leaf-Shaped Pendant

Description
Near Eastern Gold Leaf-Shaped Pendant
Circa 1st Millennium-5th Century BC

A beautiful Near Eastern-Western Asiatic gold pendant featuring a suspension loop to the top. The pendant is finely modelled in a leaf-like shape.

Jewellery played an important role across many Near Eastern civilisations. Gold necklaces, rings, earrings and bracelets would have been worn in everyday life but also buried with the deceased.

Measurements: circa 1.3cm length, 0.5cm width

Weight: circa 0.24g

Provenance: Ex Japanese private collection, 1970-2010

Lot details
Culture
Near Eastern
Material
Gold
Object
Leaf-Shaped Pendant
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 1st Millennium-5th Century BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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