Hellenistic Gold Laurel Leaves of a Diadem

Culture: Greek
Period: 3rd-2nd century B.C.
Material: Gold
Dimensions: 4 cm long (each leaf); 23.5 cm x 32.5 cm (dimensions of the frame)
Price: Sold
Ref: 2489
Provenance: From the Bavarian collection W. M., acquired in the 1990s from Numismata in Munich, Germany.
Condition: Intact apart from a few tiny tears.
Description: Eight matching laurel leaves of embossed gold foil with a small hook at the bottom. Above these, the leaves were pinned together to form a diadem. Each leaf with three prongs, from the center of which runs a raised ridge downwards. Mounted in a black frame behind glass for hanging on the wall or standing on a piece of furniture.