Lot 776: Bronze Age Gold Twisted Bracelet
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Early 2nd millennium BC. A gold Middle Bronze Age bracelet consisting of a twisted rod with plain terminals, one bent to the side to form a clasp for securing. Cf. Clarke, D.V. (ed), Symbols of Power at the Time of Stonehenge, London, 1985, for a discussion on Bronze Age gold. 27 grams, 80mm (3 1/4"). From an important West Yorkshire collection; acquired from Mr Jim Murphy at Wakefield Coin Fair in 1982. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.
Condition Report: Extremely fine condition.