Byzantine Gold Earrings

A pair of Byzantine gold hoop earrings with crescent shaped openwork drops depicting peacocks flanking the tree of life, on modern ear wires.

Ca. 6th - 7th century AD.
Height: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm).
cf.: A pair with nearly identical design in the Paul & Alexandra Canellopoulos Collection, Athens, Greece.
Formerly in an American private collection, acquired in Israel.
Inv#: 7560
Guaranteed Authentic


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