Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century

Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century

Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
His fine buckle was made for a wedding – for the groom to present to his bride. It is of Greek and Bulgarian in style and shows influences from afar afield as North Africa, Russia and of course Ottoman Turkey. It is of gilded nickel, gilded silver, enamel and glass paste stones. The lobes give the appearance of a crown, hence this type of buckle is known as a. The buckle is decorated with delicate, gilded filigree within which there are brightly coloured fields of green and blue. Three central faceted glass-paste gems are set into the central part of the buckle. The decoration of the side wings of the buckle is organised around central rectangular panels. Further gilded filigree and enamelling are embellished with more inset paste gems. The decoration on this belt is similar to that found on ecclesiastic items from Greece and the Balkans and most probably is the product of the same workshops. Such techniques were most widely used in Thrace, an area now divided between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey. Such buckles appear to have been used in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Their use seems to have ceased by 1900. Length : 70cm Height of Buckle : 13cm Weight : 1,195g. The item “Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century” is in sale since Wednesday, September 5, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic”. The seller is “andreas_1914″ and is located in Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century

Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century

Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century

Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century
His fine buckle was made for a wedding – for the groom to present to his bride. It is of Greek and Bulgarian in style and shows influences from afar afield as North Africa, Russia and of course Ottoman Turkey. It is of gilded nickel, gilded silver, enamel and glass paste stones. The lobes give the appearance of a crown, hence this type of buckle is known as a. The buckle is decorated with delicate, gilded filigree within which there are brightly coloured fields of green and blue. Three central faceted glass-paste gems are set into the central part of the buckle. The decoration of the side wings of the buckle is organised around central rectangular panels. Further gilded filigree and enamelling are embellished with more inset paste gems. The decoration on this belt is similar to that found on ecclesiastic items from Greece and the Balkans and most probably is the product of the same workshops. Such techniques were most widely used in Thrace, an area now divided between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey. Such buckles appear to have been used in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Their use seems to have ceased by 1900. Length : 70cm Height of Buckle : 13cm Weight : 1,195g. The item “Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century” is in sale since Tuesday, July 24, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Antiquities\Islamic”. The seller is “andreas_1914″ and is located in Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Enamel Gilded Wedding Belt Greece Thrace 19th Century