buvn613-Antique brass belt with ancient Assyrian motifs

A fabulous belt of brass links and panels with ancient Assyrian motifs and ornamentation. The links are stamped with hand done repoussé. The centerpiece is 2 part buckle depicting two winged, human-headed bulls that were found at Dur-Sharrukin, an ancient Assyrian city dating before 700 BC. The side panels are ornamental scroll like motifs and the back panel depicts two Assyrian warriors killing a lion with spear and arrows. There is cuneiform like script above the lion.

The belt length is 26.5 inches and the links are 1.75 inches. There is a partial hallmark on the hook inside the belt that we cannot identify.

We believe this belt dates to the late 19th early 20th century.
SKU: j-vn-bu613

Availability: In stock

$550.00

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A fabulous belt of brass links and panels with ancient Assyrian motifs and ornamentation. The links are stamped with hand done repoussé. The centerpiece is 2 part buckle depicting two winged, human-headed bulls that were found at Dur-Sharrukin, an ancient Assyrian city dating before 700 BC. The side panels are ornamental scroll like motifs and the back panel depicts two Assyrian warriors killing a lion with spear and arrows. There is cuneiform like script above the lion. The belt length is 26.5 inches and the links are 1.75 inches. There is a partial hallmark on the hook inside the belt that we cannot identify. We believe this belt dates to the late 19th early 20th century.

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Additional Info

Lot Size No
Reorder? No
Designer No
Jewelry Type Belt Buckle
Jewelry Era Edwardian
Bead Material No
Bead hole type No
Bead Type No
Finding No
Gemstone No
Metal Brass

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