Description This highly decorative buckle is unusual in that it is made of two pieces riveted together. It is decorated with incised and punched patterns and features a cross at the center. The tongue has a schematic human face and an animal head terminal. Such animal head terminals are common on Migration period jewelry.
- Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York; Joseph Brummer Sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 12, 1949, no. 278; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949
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