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Byzantine Gilt Belt Mount Group

Lot 0078
7th-10th century AD. A mixed group of bronze and silver-gilt belt fittings comprising: a tongue-shaped buckle plate with integral bow, high-relief foliage motif, three attachment pins to the reverse; a gilt mount with trefoil and lozenge motifs, billetted borders; a parcel-gilt lozengiform mount fragment with billetted border; a parcel-gilt mount with lobes and billetted leaves. Cf. Wamser, L. Die Welt von Byzanz - Europas Östliches Erbe, München, 2004, item 950 for buckle type. 13 grams total, 11-40mm (1/2 - 3 1/2"). From a European collection; previously in a large American collection formed in Chicago, Illinois, USA, in 1995; previously in the Mansees collection; formed 1950s-early 1990s. [4, No Reserve]


Fair condition, usage wear.

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Byzantine Gilt Belt Mount Group

Estimate £40 - £60Jun 10, 2017