Jan 5, 2009
Jan 5, 2009

Clavendier (Belt Hook)

Clavendier (Belt Hook)

c. 1400

Silver, gilded silver, champlevé enamel

Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1977.28


This object allowed a purse (carried by both sexes) or keys to be suspended from the belt. It bears the enameled coat of arms of the family of Zuylen (van) d’Anholt.

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