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A Greek sheet gold element. Circa 4th-3rd Century B.C. Photo Bonhams

Probably a pectoral, with die-formed decoration composed of bunches of grapes with a border of grapes and leaves, strokes at the edge, the ends pierced with hanging triple-pointed pendants, 5in (12.8cm) wide Estimate: £1,200 - 1,500, US$ 1,900 - 2,400, € 1,400 - 1,800 - Unsold

Provenance::The Aldo Branca Collection, Ascona, Switzerland, acquired between the 1960s and 1980s.

 BonhamsAntiquities, 25 Apr 2012. London, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com