Migration Period - Early Medieval Times - 400 - 800 A.D.

Visigothic Cloisonné-style Buckle Plate



   A superb gothic buckle plate in cloisonne-style.

   The rectangular plate is decorated with a central cross, composed of 4 triangular clear glass inlays around a central raised rectangular faceted inlay.
   The border of the plate is composed of amber glass inlays.

   Large cloisonné buckle plates are typical of women's apparel of the 5 and 6 c. in the gothic culture, visigothic as well as ostrogothic.

   Material : Bronze, clear and amber glass inlays
   Origin : South-Western Europe
   Provenance : Ex.European Antiquities Dealer
   Period : V-VI c.A.D.
   Dimensions : L : 9,8 cm

        Ref. : m-042

    Visigotische Cloisonne Gürtelplatte


   Price : SOLD - to be informed by e-mail when a similar item becomes available.


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   Museum Equivalent : New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, Visigothic belt buckle

   Bibliography : Die Goten, Geschichte und Kunst in Westeuropa, de Palol, Ripoll, Bechtermünzverlag 1999



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