Lot 1148: Viking and Later Artefact Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-13th century AD. A group of mixed bronze items comprising: two belt mounts in the form of animal heads, attachment lug to the back; a belt mount in the form of a knotted cross; a dome-shaped stud with knotted pattern and central stud; a penannular brooch with circles to the body and domed ends, animal head to the top of pin; a knotted cross pendant; a gilt mount with squat pyramidal shape, each face with row of three dots and top inlaid with glass; a belt hook with large suspension ring, stylised face to the body and curving hook below; a bronze plaque with pelletted border, central trefoil motif and rivets to the back; a D-shaped strap end with interlaced plant motif, two rivet holes to the corners. 60 grams total, 10-45mm (1/4 - 1 3/4"). Property of a European collector; acquired before 2000. [10, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.