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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    A BYZANTINE GOLD STRAP END

    CIRCA 10TH-11TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BYZANTINE GOLD STRAP END
    CIRCA 10TH-11TH CENTURY A.D.
    Each side with a tiger in the upper register, a lion and a mule beneath, the edges decorated with beading and woven design, with four attachment loops, dots between
    2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and thence by descent to the present owner.