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Lot 979: Anglo-Saxon Gilt Pelta-Shaped Horse Harness Mount
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th century AD. A gilt-bronze peltoid horse-harness mount with chip-carved design of a three-band animal with curled legs below. Cf. peltoid mounts in Carver, M. (ed.) Sutton Hoo. A Seventh Century Princely Burial Ground and its Context, London, 2005, items 25aii, 25cii. 6 grams, 28mm (1 1/4"). Found Shropshire, UK.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.