Ancient Persian Gold Brooch

Persian Gold Brooch 47408Just added to our collection is this beautiful and important ancient Persian Gold Brooch, which dates back to around 200 BC. This piece is adorned with with two ram heads, an oval shaped pearl inlay, small round accent pearls, dangling chains and a pointed, inverted cone-shaped ornament. It is in a remarkable condition and still wearable.

This delicately crafted piece is in line, stylistically, with jewelry from that era. Bracelets and brooches usually featured too ends that were adorned by lion, ram, goose, deer or snake heads. Animals were an important part in every major ancient civilization and mythology as the represented various deities.

Rams appeared prominently in ancient Persia jewelry and mythology. Rams were seen as a symbol of virility and were considered a guardian spirit. Kings bore the head of a ram instead of a crown when he led his armies into battle. Ram headed gold jewelry were found in the ancient Royal courts of the city. This particular brooch was likely a tribute to the King.

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About Sadigh Gallery

Sadigh Gallery is a family-owned art gallery specializing in ancient artifacts and coins from around the world. The gallery was established in 1978 as a small mail order company which was operated by one man, Michael Sadigh. After achieving much success, he then moved to the current location on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan in 1982. Our focus is on providing affordable ancient antiquities and friendly, down-to-earth service. As a family-owned business, we greatly treasure the interaction with our customers. A large portion of our customers have been with us for 10 to 20 years, and we are grateful that they have become good friends, rather than simple business partners. We pride in providing quality service to each and every one of our customers, and their satisfaction matters most to us. If you have any questions, concerns, or any other comments regarding our merchandises or services, feel free to call us at your convenience. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority! All of our antiquities are guaranteed authentic, and all items are sent with a Lifetime Certificate of Authenticity. We provide secure packing to ensure safe delivery. Contact us for more information, or to receive one of our FREE CATALOG today. Contact Information: 303 Fifth Avenue Suite 1603 New York, NY 10016 Toll Free (800)426-2007 Tel (212)725-7537 E-mail: Info@sadighgallery.com Web www.sadighgallery.com Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00AM – 8:00PM Open on Sundays by appointment only. Closed on Saturdays.
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