Greek Gold Bird Pendant 5th, 3rd Century BC

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Composed of zoomorphic body in the form of a bird carved from a carnelian stone, with a gold detailing to the head wings and feathers; suspension loop above; 2.77 grams, 16mm.From the collection of EU gentleman living in UK, acquired on the German art market around 2000s.
Cf. Ogden, J. and Williams, D., Greek Gold: Jewellery Of The Classical World, New York, 1994, p.79, for a similar animal form produced as an appliqué and dated 5th century B.C.

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Weight 3 g

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