BELT BUCKLE

Description of Object:

Enamelled end of a belt strap, metal work. Two sections each 2cms square, the pattern and enamel is still visible, especially the orange dots.

Discussion:

Very skilled work, highly decorative and probably quite expensive, again an usual and rare item

Date of Object:

2nd-3rd century however no paperwork exists to say how this was dated.

Find-spot:

Collector B L Vawdrey does not state where this object was found but a large proportion of objects similar to this were known to have been found in Kinderton, Middlewich where he was once resident at Kinderton Hall.

Dimensions:

2cm square

Location:

Held in a private collection belonging to Peter Moore-Dutton of Tushingham