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LOT 0411

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 700 - 930
USD ($) 750 - 1,000

Sold for (Inc. bp): £715

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VIKING AGE SILVER FILIGREE PENDANT
9TH-12TH CENTURY A.D.

A silver discoid pendant with integral suspension loop, central dome, filigree scrolled knotwork and pellets. 1 1/4 in. (5.1 grams, 34 mm high). Very fine condition. [No Reserve]

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

LITERATURE:
Cf. Arbman, H., Birka I: Die Gräber, Uppsala, 1940, for discussion and comparable examples; cf. Sedov, B.B., Finno-Ugri i Balti v Epokhi Srednevekovija, Moscow, 1987, for discussion and comparable examples.