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Anglo-Saxon - Bronze Cruciform Brooch

Antiquities - Anglo-Saxon and Viking


LOT 849

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EUR (€) 90 - 140
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £150

ANGLO-SAXON - BRONZE CRUCIFORM BROOCH

5th-7th century AD. A substantially complete copper-alloy Anglian cruciform brooch with square headplate and lateral wings; on each edge a collared knop, cast flat; the bow facetted at each end with central raised panel; the footplate with side lappets in the shape of bird-heads; the finial of horse-head shape with lateral disc 'nostrils' and T-shaped muzzle; the pin-lug and catchplate in place on the reverse; ferrous accretions in the pin-lug and bow from the pin. 60 grams, 130 mm.

Condition
Professionally conserved and restored.

Provenance
Property of a deceased detectorist.

Literature
Cf. example from Sancton, Yorkshire, in MacGregor, A. & Bolick, E. A Summary Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Collections (Non-Ferrous Metals) BAR British Series 230, 1993, p.105 item 12.26.

Footnotes
An evolved form of the cruciform type with flat knops and concave bow.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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