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Early Medieval - Frankish - Silver-Gilt Bow Brooch

Antiquities - Anglo-Saxon and Viking


LOT 843

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 400
EUR (€) 280 - 450
USD ($) 350 - 560
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £276

EARLY MEDIEVAL - FRANKISH - SILVER-GILT BOW BROOCH

Circa 5th-6th century AD. A delicate Frankish bow brooch with a radiate headplate surmounted by a collared knop, decorated with addorsed spirals, developing into a slender bow with a median line of punched annulets and triangular footplate with collared animal-head finial. 4.06 grams, 47.41 mm.

Condition
Good very fine condition.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
Cf. Menghin, The Merovingian Period: Europe Without Borders, Berlin, 2007 (Reinsdorf grave 3).

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

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

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