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Ancient Greek Gold Dress Fastener / Fibula Brooch - 550 BC

CAD $4,797.78 Buy It Now 2d, CAD $36.84 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: artancientltd (9,489) 99.4%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 391581724168 Details: Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge An ancient Greek solid gold dress fastener, dating to the 6th Century BC.A most unusual brooch-like fastener, which likely functioned as a button in antiquity, drawing together two perforated pieces of fabric by means of the s-shaped loop at the back. The heavy, solid gold piece has a wonderful smooth and symmetrical quality, with the upper portion divided into three strands, each with a hollow button terminal expertly and almost invisibly fixed by the ancient goldsmith. The back of the upper section is decorated with incised lines and dots.A rare and incredibly well made piece of ancient Greek jewelry. Weight: 15.30 g.Height: 1 3/4 inches.Condition: Unrestored.Provenance:Ex. English private collection, Ex. London dealer and acquired in the late 1980's.With a custom made bronze mount that displays the piece very sympathetically. Please note that the back clips of the stand have broken off, however the stand still supports the piece attractively and securely. Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealer's Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. All sales are subject to our terms and conditions, which can be found on our website, As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. inkfrog terapeak inkFrog Analytics

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