Lot 1176: Viking Gaming Piece Group
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. A mixed group of gaming pieces, mostly plano-convex in form, in black glass, marble and lead. Cf. Arbman, H. Birka I: Die Gräber, Uppsala, 1940, table 150. 127 grams total, 15-28mm (1/2 - 1"). Property of a London businessman, from his grandfather's collection formed after World War II; thence by descent 1972. [13, No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition, usage wear.