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Pair of vintage fibulae from Aït Semmeg, High Atlas, Morocco - RARE

£195.00

These rare silver (tested) fibulae were made in Aït Semmeg in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco circa 1940. A mould was used to produce the decorative scroll effect, heavily influenced by the Jewish silversmiths of nearby Essaouira. They are adorned with bezel-set Mediterranean coral. A beautiful collector’s item.

Photo props are not included.

Date:

1940s

Material:

Silver & Mediterranean coral

Dimensions:

10.2 cm (h) x 3.8 cm (w)

Weight:

39.2 g

Ref:

FIB-413

References:

Rabaté, M. (2013). Les Fibules. Paris-La Défense: ACR éd. p184