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LOT 1763

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GBP (£) 80 - 100
EUR (€) 92 - 115
USD ($) 111 - 139

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1

Viking Buckle Group

9th-11th century AD

A mixed group of buckles comprising: one D-shaped in plan with scalloped edges and an animal's head in relief; one rectangular in plan with free-running tongue and inlaid horizontal gilt strips. 15.2 grams total, 26-29mm (1"). Fine condition. [2, No Reserve]

Provenance
From a central London collection; previously in a European collection formed 1979-1989.

Literature
Cf. Arbman, H., Birka I: Die Gräber, Uppsala, 1940, plate 87, for type.