A niello and parcel-gilt silver Belt Fitting Persia or Central Asia, 11th Century
Lot 76
A niello and parcel-gilt silver Belt Fitting Persia or Central Asia, 11th Century(2)
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,823) inc. premium
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A niello and parcel-gilt silver Belt Fitting
Persia or Central Asia, 11th Century
of square section, with relief gilt panel with incised detail depicting two quadrupeds amidst flowering plants, the silver surround with scrolling arabesque vine in niello, the fitting with trefoil-shaped pendant motif below and suspension hole behind; and A small Islamic gold Ring, probably 15th Century of typical form, with two lines of inscription on the table
belt fitting 3.7 cm. square(2)
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