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LOT 0491

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,200 - 1,700
EUR (€) 1,400 - 1,980
USD ($) 1,550 - 2,190

Opening Bid
£1,080 (EUR 1,260; USD 1,393) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Iron Age Celtic Gilt Silver Boar's Head Mount

1st century BC-1st century AD

A detailed hollow-cast boar figurine, possibly a chariot fitting, with bottle-shaped snout, annular tusks, lentoid eyes; incised fur texture to the flanks and longer strokes to the high crest along the ridge of the boar’s back; mounted on a custom-made stand. 95 grams, 37 mm (1 1/2"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a West Yorkshire collector; formerly property of a Durham gentleman by descent 1970s; found continental Europe early 1960s.


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The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

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