Lot 984: Germanic Gilt Strap End and Mount Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 7th-10th century AD. A mixed group comprising: a D-shaped plaque tinned bronze plaque with reserved frond motif; a silver-gilt D-shaped plaque with high-relief tree motif; a rectangular gilt plaque fragment with incised design. See Fodor, I. et al. La Hongrie de l'An Mil. Naissance d'une nation Européenne, Budapest, 1998 for discussion. 21 grams total, 25-32mm (1 - 1 1/4"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1980s. 
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.