Lot 1139: Viking Belt Fitting & Bracelet Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th century AD. A mixed group of bronze belt fittings comprising: fourteen shield-shaped plaques with pellet detailing; a plaque with loop to accept a strap; a double-loop buckle. Cf. Fodor, I. et al. La Hongrie de l'An Mil. Naissance d'une nation Européenne, Budapest, 1998, item 101 for type. 42 grams total, 13-48mm (1/2 - 2"). Property of a professional gentleman, acquired 2011; formerly in a private collection formed before 1950. [16, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.