Detail under x16 magnification showing different colours of garnets. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

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1939,1010.4.a

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Detail under x16 magnification showing different colours of garnets. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin). 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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil. The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

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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. 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 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.

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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. One half of gold shoulder-clasp plate. This piece carries the opposite half of the hinge mechanism to 1939,1010.4, which carries the chain and pin.

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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 (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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  • 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

    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 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 (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. This piece carries the opposite half of the hinge mechanism to 1939,1010.4, which carries the chain and pin. 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. 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, of which four are missing.  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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  • Detail of filigree panel under x32 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

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  • Sutton Hoo ship excavation  Unassigned PE  MLA

    Location/Dig

  • Detail of filigree panel under x32 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

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  • Detail of left-hand filigree panel under x16 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

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  • Detail of central filigree panel under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 right-hand filigree panel under x16 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 right side of boar panel under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the c

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of boar panel under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of lower left corner under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain an

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of lower right corner under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain a

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of central cloisonne panel under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the ch

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of upper left corner under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain an

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of upper right corner under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain a

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of left side of boar panel under x8 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the ch

    Detail: Other

  • Detail of curved upper edneg under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 one boar's tail, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Deatail of gold cell behind left-hand boar's leg, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 behind right-hand boar's leg, under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 cloisonne, right side, bottom edge under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 cloisonne border under x10 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 one boar's tail under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • Detail under x16 magnification showing different colours of garnets. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 cloisonne panel under x12.5 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 cloisonne panel under x10 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 cloisonne panel under x10 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 x10 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 possible glass inlay under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 garnet or glass inlay under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 milliefiori glass cell under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 millefiori glass cell under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. 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 millefiori glass cell under x25 magnification. One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     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 their legs are filled with a gold filigree design of snake-like creatures. The cells behind the boars’ back legs are lidded with gold foil.    The garnet cells are underlaid with stamped gold foil.

    Detail: Other

  • One half of a gold shoulder-clasp inlaid with garnet cloisonné and glass. This clasp carries the opposite half of a hinge mechanism that links it to shoulder-clasp 1939,1010.4 (which carries the chain and pin).     The clasp is curved in section and consi

    Detail: Other