Lot 1739: Medieval Horse Harness Pendant with Islamic Inscription
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th-12th century AD. A leaf-shaped bifacial bronze pendant with integral loop; obverse with band of calligraphic text enclosing two interlaced birds with foliage; reverse with band of text enclosing a reserved medallion with tendrils. 29 grams, 70mm (2 3/4"). From the collection of a North West London gentleman; acquired in the 1980s.
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.