Lot 1011: Viking Double-Tailed Serpent Bracelet
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. A flat-section silver band in six coiled loops with scrolled finials, paired ornament of triangular punchmarks with a pellet to each angle. See Hårdh, B. Silver in the Viking Age. A Regional-Economic Study, Acta Archaeologica Lundensia no.25, Stockholm, 1996 for discussion. 90 grams, 78mm (3"). From an old Munich collection; acquired on the German art market before 2000.
Condition Report: Very fine condition.