Anglo-Saxon belt clasp by Anglo-Saxon

Belt clasp, made of two gold plates secured together by four gold rivets with a narrow space between to take a leather strap.

Details

Medium:
Gold with red glass or garnet stones Dimensions: 5 x 2 x 1 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £6,600)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Around the edge is a thick filigree decoration, & this is taken up in a finer form around each of the 5 red stones.

Provenance

Found by Mr Robert Foster, 1993 at Mancetter, Warwickshire.

Venue details

Market Hall Museum Market Place, WARWICK Warwickshire CV34 4SA 01926 412500 www.warwickshire.gov.uk/museum

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10.00am – 5.00pm.

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