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With 1971.216. Ivory and copper-gilt. Round ivory clasp with carved lions facing each other. Metal tongue with gilted floral engraving, falls between lions heads terminates in bird's head. Clasp head copper-gilt with permanent attachment to fabric by metal fittings with pins: 2 engraved standing...

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Credit Line

Edward J. and Mary S. Holmes Fund

Italian (Sicilian), Medieval, mid-13th century

Object Place

Sicily, Italy

Dimensions

17.78 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

1971.215

Medium or Technique

Ivory or bone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment