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Girdle-end (1)

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The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Belt end, silver gilt, cast, the border formed of a naturalistic stem, which twists over to form a loop; the decoration comprising openwork interlaced and naturalistic foliated scrollwork encircling a central sunflower, and inhabited by applied figures of an eagle, an unicorn, a goat, a bird, a doe, a stag and a putto.

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  • Title: Girdle-end (1)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1515/1524
  • Location: Germany
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 7.1 cm, Width: 3.5 cm
  • Provenance: Given by Dame Joan Evans
  • Medium: Silver, silver gilt, cast, engraved

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