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A Byzantine silver and niello crescent ceremonial pectoral

A Byzantine silver and niello crescent ceremonial pectoral

Item Description:

A Byzantine silver and niello crescent ceremonial pectoral, c. 7th - 9th Century AD, with inlaid lettering reading ' EMMA NOVHA with a central monogram, central loop for suspension with vertical ridges. L: 8 1/2 in (21.5cm). A rare and most attractive piece with custom metal stand. Ex Wiltshire, UK private collection.

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