One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this

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1939,1010.5

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One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this

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  • One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this

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  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate (other half 1939,1010.4.a). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal head terminal in filigree. The whole consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori and garnets, and interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. Each side of the rectangle is decorated with a separate panel of zoomorphic interlace in garnet cloisonné, some of the beasts having millefiori eyes. The rounded end contains a pair of interlinked boars in garnet work, their heads down and their curving backs forming the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are filled with millefiori, and the spaces between their legs are filled with gold filigree in a snake-like pattern. The cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

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  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate. Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. The whole consists of a rectangular plate, with rounded end, with four separate panels of zoomorphic interlace in garnet cloisonne, some of the beasts having millefiori eyes. The main central panel has fifteen cells filled alternately with millefiori and garnet, and interspersed with plain garnet cells. The rounded end contains a pair of interlinked boars in garnet work, their hip-joints in millefiori. In the spaces between the boar's legs gold filigree is used in a snake-like pattern. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal head terminal in filigree.

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  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate. Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. The whole consists of a rectangular plate, with rounded end, with four separate panels of zoomorphic interlace in garnet cloisonne, some of the beasts having millefiori eyes. The main central panel has fifteen cells filled alternately with millefiori and garnet, and interspersed with plain garnet cells. The rounded end contains a pair of interlinked boars in garnet work, their hip-joints in millefiori. In the spaces between the boar's legs gold filigree is used in a snake-like pattern. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal head terminal in filigree.

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  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate (other half 1939,1010.4.a). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal he

    Group of Objects

  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate. Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. The whole consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end, with four separate panels of zoomorphic interlace in garnet cloisonné, some of the beasts having millefiori eyes. The main central panel has fifteen cells filled alternately with millefiori and garnet, and interspersed with plain garnet cells. The rounded end contains a pair of interlinked boars in garnet work, their hip-joints in millefiori. In the spaces between the boar's legs gold filigree is used in a snake-like pattern. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal head terminal in filigree.

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  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate. Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. The whole consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end, with four separate panels of zoomorphic interlace in garnet cloisonné, some of the beasts having millefiori eyes. The main central panel has fifteen cells filled alternately with millefiori and garnet, and interspersed with plain garnet cells. The rounded end contains a pair of interlinked boars in garnet work, their hip-joints in millefiori. In the spaces between the boar's legs gold filigree is used in a snake-like pattern. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal head terminal in filigree.

    Full: Front

  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate. Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. The whole consists of a rectangular plate, with rounded end, with four separate panels of zoomorphic interlace in garnet cloisonne, some of the beasts having millefiori eyes. The main central panel has fifteen cells filled alternately with millefiori and garnet, and interspersed with plain garnet cells. The rounded end contains a pair of interlinked boars in garnet work, their hip-joints in millefiori. In the spaces between the boar's legs gold filigree is used in a snake-like pattern. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal head terminal in filigree.

    Group of Objects

  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate (other half 1939,1010.5.a). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal he

    Group of Objects

  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate (other half 1939,1010.5.a). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal he

    Group of Objects

  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate (other half 1939,1010.4.a). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal he

    Group of Objects

  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate (other half 1939,1010.4.a). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal he

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  • The two  halves of a  gold shoulder-clasp plate shown joined together.

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  • Two halves of gold shoulder-clasp plate ( 1939,1010.4.a and b). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal head terminal in filigree. The whole consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori and garnets, and interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. Each side of the rectangle is decorated with a separate panel of zoomorphic interlace in garnet cloisonné, some of the beasts having millefiori eyes. The rounded end contains a pair of interlinked boars in garnet work, their heads down and their curving backs forming the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are filled with millefiori, and the spaces between their legs are filled with gold filigree in a snake-like pattern. The cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Full: Front

  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate (other half 1939,1010.4.a). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal he

    Full: Front

  • One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate (other half 1939,1010.4.a). Curved in section, with loops for attachment underneath and a hinge down the straight side. A loop and chain is attached at the top of the plate, fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal he

    Full: Front

  • Hindquarters and tail of one boar, under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal i

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  • Detail of foils beneath garnet settings, under x20 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head termin

    Detail: Other

  • Filigree beast between the two boars, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal

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  • Filigree beast between the boars, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in f

    Detail: Other

  • Filigree decoration between the boars, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of gold cell behind one boar's hind legs, under magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head te

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  • Detail of filigree beast between the boars, left-hand side, under x16 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of central filigree panel under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of boars crossing over, under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filig

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of left-hand side, under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of right-hand side, under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of gold cell on the right-hand side, behind the boar's leg, under x20 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of gold cell on the left-hand side, behind the boar's leg, under x20 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of lower right-hand corner, under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in f

    Full: Front

  • Detail of lower left hand corner under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in fil

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of central cloisonne and millefiori panel, under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-hea

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of upper right-hand corner under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in fi

    Detail: Other

  • Upper left-hand corner under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The

    Detail: Other

  • Head of an interlacing beast with possible glass replacement, under x20 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of garnet inlays with gold foils beneath, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of damaged animal head with glass inlay, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of a loop on the reverse of the clasp, under x16 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of loops on the reverse of the clasp, under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of hunge and loops on reverse of the clasp, under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of chain and pin-head, under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of chain and pinhead, under x10 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of garnets, showing different shades of colour, under x16 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of interlacing beast border, showing different shades of garnet inlays, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of serpent border, top left side, under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of serpent border under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of zoomorphic border under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of zoomorphic border under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Area of subsurface analysis under x40 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of zoomorphic border under x20 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of zoomorphic panel under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of zoomorphic border under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. A loop and chain is attached to the top of the clasp, which is fixed to a plain gold pin with an animal-head terminal in filigree. The pin passes through a hinge that connects this clasp with shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.5.a.     The clasp is curved in section and consists of a rectangular plate with rounded end. The hinge runs along the straight end. The clasp has loops for attaching it to a garment underneath.     The rectangular plate contains a central panel of fifteen cloisonné cells filled alternately with millefiori glass and garnets. These are interspersed with slightly larger plain garnet cells. The central panel is bordered on each side with designs of interlacing beasts, their bodies formed of inlaid garnets and their eyes of blue glass.     The rounded end contains a design of two interlinked boars, executed in garnet cloisonné. Their heads are down, and their curved backs from the rounded end of the clasp. Their hip-joints are inlaid with millefiori glass. The spaces between the boars’ legs are filled with a zoomorphic design, and the central field a non-zoomorphic motif, all in gold filigree. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other