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JLY 1225
JLY 1225

Set of Six Buttons

JLY 1225

Southern Spain

14th–15th century AD

JLY 1225
JLY 1225, detail showing filigree & colour inlays
JLY 1225, detail showing filigree & colour inlays

Set of Six Buttons

JLY 1225

Southern Spain

14th–15th century AD

gold sheet and wire, with applied filigree and traces of decoration in enamels or coloured pastes, and pearls

1.8cm (diameter, bead only); 2.5cm (height, overall)

Gold filigree and pearls, with traces of decoration
in enamels or coloured paste.

M. Spink, The Art of Adornment. Jewellery of the Islamic World, Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, volume XVII, Part Two, London 2013, cat.379, pp.478–9.

J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.88, p.86.