Lot 874: Irish Celtic La Tène Belt Mount
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-7th century AD. A bronze ovoid plaque with two spikes to the reverse, panel of La Tène spiral comma-scrolls with central geometric detailing; pierced lug to the lower edge. See Bruce-Mitford, R. Ireland and the Hanging Bowls - A Review in Ryan, M. Ireland and Insular Art AD 500-1200, Dublin, 1985. 7.83 grams, 39mm (1 1/2"). Found East Anglia, UK; before 2000. Accompanied by a positive X-Ray Fluorescence metal analysis certificate.
Condition Report: Extremely fine condition. Very rare.