Culture: Urartu/ Near Eastern.
Date: 8th Century B.C.
Condition: Complete, excellent, professionally restored and cleaned.
Provenance: Ex: New Jersey private collection.
Measurements: 44 inches long (111 cms), 3 7/8 inches wide (10 cms).
Of hammered sheet bronze in four rows with columns of horses, winged animals, and birds, with single line edge borders, the edges perforated for attaching a leather lining. Very rare in such complete condition and quality.
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Date: 2nd - 3rd Century AD.
Condition: Intact, Superb, wearable.
Provenance: EX: German art market; EX: American private collection.
Measurements: 3/4 inch in diameter, (1.9 cms), bezel, 5/8 1.6 (cms).
Weight: 3.5 grams.
Featuring a helmeted head of a man intaglio, with original gold setting.
Date:5th Century B.C.
Condition: Both intact and well preserved.
Provenance: Ex: New Jersy Private collection; EX: New York City art market.
Measurements: 3 1/2 inches in diameter each, (9 cms).
Both pennanular hoops round in section, each tapering to two facing calfs heads. The heads are finely detailed.Calfs heads are by far the rarest of all bracelet terminals. Very rare in silver and as a pair as well.
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