Seller: hix.antiquitatis (698) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 282082908649 Thracian Silver Bracelets A pair of ancient Thracian silver bracelets, each made of a single length of intricately coiled silver wire. The intertwined coils of undulating width are clasped together by a Heraklean Knot. Ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. Diameter: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm). Intact. Ancient Thrace on the northern shore of the Aegean Sea was a major source of both gold and silver. Its kingdoms flourished through trade between the Greeks to the south and the Celts of the Danubian interior to the North. Thracian tombs of this period often abound with silver vessels and jewelry. Confer for nearly identical examples: I. Marazov, Thrace and the Ancient World, Vassil Bojkov Collection, (2011), p. 189, no. 146. Formerly in a German private collection. #1519 GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA) See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.