Lot 1076: Viking Five-Lobed Sword Pommel
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th century AD. A substantial silver sword pommel of Petersen's Type R with hollow underside, five graduated lobes. Cf. Peirce, I. Swords of the Viking Age, Woodbridge, 2002, p.96-7. 70 grams, 49mm (2"). Property of a Cambridgeshire collector; acquired continental Europe 1948; by descent 2004.
Condition Report: Fine condition.