Lot 1047: Viking Brooch and Bead Set
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. A mixed group comprising: two plate brooches, each an openwork panel with interlace detailing, four raised discs, incised linear detailing, hinge and catch to the reverse; a restrung graduated group of glass beads and bronze discoid pendant with pellet design. 60 grams total, brooches: 62mm (2 1/2"). Property of a London businessman, from his grandfather's collection formed after World War II; thence by descent 1972. 
Condition Report: Very fine condition.