PAIR OF OPENWORK ROMAN GOLD, EMERALD, AND PEARL EAR PENDANTS The openwork disc of lotus flowers with a central emerald bead on a cross-wire, with three pendants hanging from a scrolled crossbar below, each pendant a hollow ribbed tube threaded with small seed pearls. Ca. 3rd Century AD L. 11/4 in. (3.3 cm.) Ex private English collection, acquired in the 1980s in London. Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2007, no. 174.
Gold earrings with inscribed sardonyx intaglios. One square stone inscribed (in Greek) TE KALE ("To the beautiful one") and one teardrop-shaped pendant inscribed with a wreath - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 4th century A.D. - Dimensions: 3.2 x 1 x 0.7 cm (1 1/4 x 3/8 x 1/4 in.)