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LOT 0574

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Bid History: 7   |   Current bid: £55
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Saxon Patrix Brooch Die with Waves Design

6th century AD

A bronze patrix die with raised rim and central void, band of running scrolls within borders; intended to create blanks for saucer brooches, 26 grams, 47mm (1 3/4"). Fine condition, small casting flaw. [No Reserve]

Provenance
Property of a lady living in Kent, UK; formerly part of her grandfather's collection; acquired in Germany after WWII; thence by descent 2006.

Literature
Cf. saucer brooches in Ashmolean Museum, Oxford in MacGregor, A. & Bolick, E. A Summary Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Collections (Non-Ferrous Metals), Oxford, 1993, esp. item 2.3.


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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

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Day 1)
10am : Lots 1 - 660

Auction Venue:
The Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN

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Lots 700 - 1400
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