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Auction Closes At: 14:27:01 03/08/2024
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 488. Visigothic Belt Buckle
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $900.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $900.00

Category: Antiquities
Sub Category: Later Period Antiquities
Culture or Country: Hispano.
Period: Ca. 6th century A.D.
Size: 4-1/2L. x 2-1/2W.

Description: The belt buckle was a field for elaborate decoration and a very visible symbol of rank and status. Brightly colored buckles inset with pieces of glass and stone are characteristic of Visigothic men and women's dress. This bronze buckle is set with in a geometric diamond pattern with glass mosaics and small blue-green stone discs. Strong blue-green surface patina. Intact.
Provenance: Ex. S. Benzaquen Family Collection, Gibraltar, since the 1960s. Ariadne Galleries, New York, 1980s. Private Collection, Connecticut. Published: Treasures of the Dark Ages in Europe, (Ariadne Galleries, New York, 1991), p. 125, no. 212.
Shipping Fee:
National: $51.00
International: $101.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Visigothic Belt Buckle

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Krazmanian $900.00 1 3/8/2024 2:03:41 PM
2. baal $525.00 1 3/8/2024 12:06:20 PM
3. Homeric $500.00 1 3/7/2024 9:11:47 PM
4. Alejanac $475.00 1 3/7/2024 5:03:46 PM
5. Homeric $450.00 1 3/7/2024 3:28:54 PM

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