Lot 985: Anglo-Saxon Sword Pyramid Mount Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-7th century AD. A pair of bronze pyramid mounts comprising: one squat with trapezoidal crystal slabs to the sides, socket to the apex, hollow underside with slider bar; one taller with plain faces, hollow underside with slider bar. See Mortimer, P. Woden's Warriors, Ely, 2011 for discussion. 11 grams total, 14-15mm (1/2"). Private collection, Cambridgeshire, UK; acquired prior to 2000. 
Condition Report: Fine condition.