Lot 1072: Pre-Viking Mount with Beasts
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 5th-8th century AD. A flat-section silver plaque with openwork design of opposed beasts within a notched and billeted border, each beast feline with leaf-shaped ears, open mouth, spirals to shoulders and hips. 85 grams, 13.5cm (5 1/4"). From an old German collection, formed in the 1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.