- Museum number
Earring; silver, composite sheet gold polyhedral bead; collared and inlaid olive-green, blue and yellow glass and cabochons in cylindrical collars; filigree enrichment; pair with no. 17, possibly with hook and eye fitting.
- Production date
Length: 3.80 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Pair with 1902,1108.17
Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number