Lot 963: Gothic Buckle Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 5th century AD. A mixed group of silver buckles comprising: a pair each with substantial round-section loop, D-section tongue, discoid plaque and strap beneath; one similar, smaller, facetted loop and rectangular plaque. Cf. Menghin, W. The Merovingian Period. Europe Without Borders, Berlin, 2007, item III.7.3.1 for type. 69 grams total, 48-54mm (2 - 2 1/4"). From a European collection; formerly in an old Oriental collection; acquired 1960. [3, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, uncleaned.