Lot 928: Migration Period Gold Pendant with Bird-Heads
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 6th-7th century AD. A flat-section gold crescentic plaque with integral ribbed loop, red glass cabochon in cell, addorsed bird-heads to the finials with ring-and-dot eyes; beaded border, stamped hatching panels; East European workmanship. For similar see Menghin, W. The Merovingian Period. Europe Without Borders, p.295, item I.8.16. 2.84 grams, 32mm (1 1/4"). Property of a European collector; acquired before 2000.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.