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Anglo-Saxon - Three Cruciform Brooches

Antiquities - Anglo-Saxon and Viking


LOT 850

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Sold for (Inc. premium): £230

ANGLO-SAXON - THREE CRUCIFORM BROOCHES

5th-6th century AD. A group of three cruciform brooches: a simple example with half-round collared knop, punched headplate, lateral wings, carinated expanding bow, collared footplate and beast-head finial, pin-lug and catchplate in place on reverse; a trefoil-headed example with eye-detail on the collar of the top knop, flat D-shaped knops, punched border on headplate, facetted bow, footplate with D-shaped lateral lappets, animal-head finial, pin-lug and catchplate in place on reverse; a large example with square headplate with asymmetrical knops (two half-round, one full-round), deep carinated bow with facetted ends, remains of lateral lappets and collared foorplate, animal-head finialwith strong central rib, remains of pin-lug and catchplate on reverse (3). 24, 27, 75 grams/99.94, 96.96, 129.22 mm

Condition
Composites from original elements.

Provenance
Found Suffolk.

Literature
Cf. MacGregor & Bolick, A Summary Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Collections (Non-Ferrous Metals) BAR British Series no.230, Oxford, 1993 nos.12.6, 12.32, 12.21.

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

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