A Fatimid cloisonné enamelled-gold Pendant
Egypt, 11th Century
in the form of a crescent with decorated suspension loop to top and two loops to bottom, each side with two further suspension loops, the inset central panel decorated in cloisonné with a roundel containing a flowerhead flanked by two birds on a ground of flowerheads, the border with a zig-zag design between two cables, the reverse with a series of spiral motifs set within and around a central roundel, the border with zig-zag design
3 cm. diam.; 4.6g.