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Hoop Earring
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Hoop Earring


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Description A gold animal-head hoop earring with a tubular hoop terminating at one end in a lion's head, the other end tapering and broken off. The lion's head is worked in repoussé with details of face and mane lightly incised.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/30/1978Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, Paris and New York, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [as part of "Jugoslavian Treasure"]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927

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Creator
Period
5th-4th century BCE
Medium
repoussé gold
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.485
Measurements
Diam: 9/16 in. (1.43 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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