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LOT 0455

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 550 - 780
USD ($) 650 - 920

Opening Bid
£450 (EUR 499; USD 589) (+bp*)

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Saxon Silver and Niello Strap End with Birds

9th century AD

A silver tongue-shaped strap end with two mounting rivets and a hole for the third, niello face with reserved Trewhiddle style birds with entwined beaks. 4.65 grams, 23mm (1"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Previously in a UK private collection, the family of John Hewett until 2014.