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LOT 0392

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GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,510 - 4,670
USD ($) 3,800 - 5,070

Current bid: £3,400 (+bp*)
(15 Bids, Reserve met)

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(15 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £3,400
VIKING AGE SCANDINAVIAN GOLD FILIGREE PENDANT WITH TERSLEV MOTIF
CIRCA 9TH-11TH CENTURY A.D.
1 5/8 in. (7.99 grams, 40 mm).

Disc with integral loop secured at the reverse; obverse with applied filigree Terslev ornament of three radiating looped knots and interstitial loops. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Private collection formed in Europe in the 1980s.
Westminster collection, central London, UK.

This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by search certificate no.12113-212333.

LITERATURE:
Cf. Kershaw, J.F., Viking Identities. Scandinavian Jewellery in England, Oxford, 2013, pl.4, for type.

CONDITION