Lot 1042: Viking Raven-Head Staff Terminal with Faces
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 12th-13th century AD. A bronze staff terminal in a shape of a bird-head, probably a raven, with granular decoration and a human mask to each side. For similar type see Griciuviene, E. iemgaliai The Semigalians, Vilnius, 2005, item 881. 74 grams, 66mm (2 1/2"). Property of a German collector; acquired in the 1990s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.