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LOT 0543

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GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,430 - 4,570
USD ($) 3,820 - 5,100

Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £2,520
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Merovingian Gold Fitting with Garnet Inlays and Interlaced Design

6th-7th century AD

A gold disc plaque with three loops to the reverse, outer band of four Style II interlaced serpent motifs within a beaded border, raised panel of cells with garnet cloisons and central cell with garnet cabochon. 14.72 grams, 40mm (1 1/2"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
From the property of a London gentleman; formerly in a 19th-20th century Russian collection, by descent.

Literature
See Arrhenius, B. Merovingian Garnet Jewellery, Stockholm, 1985 for discussion.


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

Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

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10am : Lots 1 - 660

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The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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