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LOT 2626

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GBP (£) 1,800 - 2,400
EUR (€) 2,040 - 2,720
USD ($) 2,290 - 3,050

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Gothic Silver Belt Garniture Set

Late 5th-6th century AD

A suite of European silver belt fittings comprising: ellipsoid buckle plate with three domed studs, raised cell and cabochon glass(?) panel; nine quatrefoil panels with trefoil voids and five domed studs; eleven small discoid panels; two panels of pelta-shaped plaques each with two domed studs, raised panel with agate cabochon, suspension loop to the lower edge; median rectangular plaque with four pelta-shaped wings, domed studs and central cell with banded agate insert; mounted on a custom-made display board. 1.2 kg, overall length 100cm (39 1/4"). Fine condition, a few repairs. [23]

Provenance
Previously in a collection since 2007; with Pierre Bergé & Associés, Archéologie, Paris, 30 November 2012, lot 614 (8,000-10,000 euros); formerly in a private British collection since 1970; accompanied by copies of the relevant Pierre Bergé catalogue pages.

Literature
Cf. Spier, J. Treasures of the Ferrel collection, Wiesbaden, 2010, no.137.


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The May Fair Hotel London
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Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
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