MASSIVE SOLID CAST GOLD ISLAMIC CUFF WITH INCISED LINEAR DECORATION
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The weight of the piece suggests it was part of a dowry.

 

Fatimid, 10th–12th Century AD

 

Height: 66 mm.     (2 5/8 in.)

Width: 56 mm     (2 3/16 in.)

Weight: 77g.

 

Ex: European private collection, 1970s, by repute. European market, 1980s. American private collection of Ms. A. D., acquired from Antiquarium, Ltd., April 1991. Reacquired by Antiquarium, Ltd., June 2008.

 

#4741

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIX. (London, 2020) p.43

 

 

 

Comparandum:

  acc. no.2795-A

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