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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Belt End

400-600 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Gold belt end with leopards flanking a chalice


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gold
Brief Description
Belt end with leopards flanking a chalice, Byzantine Empire, 400-600; gold embossed and chased. Said to have been found in Malaga.
Physical Description
Gold belt end with leopards flanking a chalice
Dimensions
  • Height: 5.6cm
  • Width: 2.8cm
  • Depth: 0.6cm
Style
Object history
The belt end is said to have been found near Malaga.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.12-1970

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record createdSeptember 6, 2004
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