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Byzantine gold bracelet with gems

Byzantine gold bracelet with gems

Byzantine gold bracelet with gems

0 x 7.4 cm (0 x 2 ⁷/₈ inches)
Gold with precious stones
6th-8th century AD

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PROVENANCE

Private collection Switzerland acquired in the 1980's
Private collection London, UK

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FULL DESCRIPTION

A hollow-formed gold bracelet with three-panel hinged closure; cells to the outer face with beaded wire collar and inset cabochon garnet, amethyst and other gemstones, large onyx cabochon to the discoid rear plaque; the main hinged panel with inset sardonyx cabochon, flanking panels with granulated rim and legend 'NI / KA' (victorious).