Lot 977: Anglo-Saxon Brooch and Fragment Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th century AD. A mixed group of bronze brooch and other fragments comprising: a cruciform brooch of Type West Stow Heath with single round knop to the headplate, spade-shaped finial with punched roundels; the bow and footplate from a cruciform brooch with lappets and beast-head finial; the footplate from a small-long brooch with flange to the reverse; the footplate to a small-long brooch with incised ring-and-dot details, notched edges; the bow and headplate from a cruciform brooch with large knop modelled in the round; a small-long brooch with discoid head, ring-and-dot detailing; a pelta-shaped plaque with two attachment rivets. For cruciform brooch see West, S. A Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Finds From Suffolk, East Anglian Archaeology 84, Ipswich, 1998, fig.146 (22"). 99 grams total, 27-93mm (1 - 3 3/4"). Found Nottinghamshire, UK, 1990s-2000s. [7, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.