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LOT 0517

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GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 440 - 660
USD ($) 520 - 780

Bid History: 4   |   Current bid: £15

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Bid History: 4   |   Current bid: £15

Viking Figural Mount with Helmetted Head

9th-12th century AD

A bronze tongue-shaped mount formed as a stylised standing human figure wearing a conical helmet; face with annulet eyes, long nose and thin mouth, arms held across torso; a triangular void suggests the legs and feet. 8.2 grams, 43mm (1 3/4"). Fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
From the family collection of a UK gentleman, by descent in the early 1970s; previously acquired before 1960.