Lot 1223: Byzantine Animal Mount Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 5th-8th century AD. A mixed bronze group comprising: a hasp with couchant lion, tail looped, pierced lugs beneath the plate; a leaping beast with recurved tail, pierced lugs beneath the claws; a flat-section stud of an advancing horse(?) with links to the neck. 85 grams total, 38-66mm (1 1/2 - 2 3/4"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [3, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.