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LOT 1408

GBP (£) 200 - 300
EUR (€) 240 - 360
USD ($) 270 - 410

Bid History: 5   |   Current bid: £35

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Bid History: 5   |   Current bid: £35

Pre-Viking Silver Double Lunar Pendant

5th-8th century AD

A silver double pendant comprising: large sheet-silver crescent with repoussé detailing of arches, bosses and pellets within a bilinear border; smaller sheet-silver crescent with repoussé pelleted borders and three bosses; wire suspension ring with the ends twisted around the shank. 11 grams, 10cm (4"). Fair condition. [No Reserve]

London, UK, collection, 1990s.
Private collection of a European gentleman.

Cf. Sedov, B.B., Finno-Ugri i Balti v Epokhi Srednevekovija, Moscow, 1987, pl.XLV, item 3, for similar.