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.