London, South Kensington
15 May 2002
A VISIGOTHIC GILT BRONZE BUCKLE
CIRCA 6TH CENTURY A.D.
The rectangular catchplate with central garnet inlaid panel, the gilded base plate held with bronze rivets to the raised border, both decorated with zigzag motif, the tongue with cabochon garnet at hinge
4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) long
Axel Guttmann collection.
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