The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of March 24, 2018

Clavendier (Belt Hook), c. 1400

silver, gilded silver, champlevé enamel, Overall: 14.95 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.

CMA 1977:"Year in Review 1977"
CMA Bulletin 1978 (January, 1978), p.38
CMA Bulletin 1979 (March, April, 1979), p.127-128

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