• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 138

    THREE MIGRATION PERIOD GOLD AND GLASS FITTINGS

    CIRCA 5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    THREE MIGRATION PERIOD GOLD AND GLASS FITTINGS
    CIRCA 5TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
    One of square form inlaid with a central circle and four petals, remains of iridescent glass inlays; another of square shape with central diamond; and an oval pendant with high circular setting with glass inlay, all with attachment loops
    1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm.) long max. (3)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in a French collection, 1960s.