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LOT 0475

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 360 - 480
USD ($) 390 - 520

Sold for: £4,500
(Inc. bp*)

Viking Fish Hook and Other Item Hoard

10th-12th century AD

A vessel-shaped mass of iron tools including latchlifter-keys, fish-hooks, nails and other items with central axeheads, the mass still in the shape of the vessel they were deposited in. 14.6 kg, 36cm (14 1/4"). Fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
From the family collection of a South East London collector; formerly acquired in the late 1950s.
Literature
See Hall. R. The Viking Dig. The Excavations at York, London, 1984 for discussion.