Lot 1693: Medieval Gold Hat Ornament with Inlays
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 15th-16th century AD. A six-pointed star ornament comprising three points as empty cells, the others with gold filigree spiral inset; each angle with a small circular cell and blue on white enamel inset, the centre with a domed openwork and knop; the backplate plain. 0.99 grams, 22mm (3/4"). Property of a Middlesex gentleman; acquired on the German art market 1989.
Condition Report: Fine condition, minor damage to backplate.