A RARE ISLAMIC GOLD MESH BRACELET
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Composed of individual links strung on pins. Three evenly space rectangular openings on one side of the bracelet are fitted with domed cabochon chrome chalcedony gems in gold sheet bezels.

 

Syria or Turkey, Fatimid to Ayyubid Sultanate, 12th–13th Century AD

 

Height: 23 mm.     (0 15/16 in.)

Width: 95 mm     (3 3/4 in.)

Depth: 67 mm.     (2 11/16 in.)

Weight: 71.5g.

 

New York private collection of Mr. A. by 1991

 

#1562

 

Published:

Antiquarium; Ancient Treasures XX. (London, 2022) p.44

 

 

Comparanda:

Matḥaf Dimashq; Catalogue du Musée national de Damas : publié à l'occasion de son cinquantenaire (1919 - 1969) (Damascus, 1969) p.209, no. 4 & fig.118

 

Allen Memorial Art Museum; Melvin Gutman collection of ancient and medieval gold (Oberlin, 1961) p.90, no.32