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Islamic Earring representing a Bird.
Islamic Earring made of gold, niello and garnet representing a Bird.
12th century A.D., 14th century A.D.
H : 5.5 cm
Gold, Emerald, Garnet
Gold, Purple, Turquoise
Excellent condition. The pendant is complete, even if the suspension (hook, wire ?) is lost.
The bowl is perfectly turned. The ceramic is beige, but the surface is entirely covered with colored paint. The element that makes this piece a very special, perhaps unique object, is certainly the statuette of the quadruped.
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