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LOT 0578

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 450 - 670
USD ($) 500 - 760

Sold for: £75
(Inc. bp*)

Viking Amber Bead Collection

9th-11th century AD and later

A group of seven fragmentary amber beads comprising: two melon beads with bronze attachment in situ; a large discoid bead or weight; two bar-shaped pendants with remains of bronze attachments; a carved conical pendant with ribbed body; a carved animal(?) pendant with part of bronze loop in situ. 30 grams total, 26-52mm (1 - 2"). Fair condition. [7, No Reserve]

Provenance
From the property of a London gentleman; thence by descent; previously in an important private Mayfair, London, UK, collection, acquired after 1970.