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LOT 0410

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 580 - 820
USD ($) 620 - 870

Sold for (Inc. bp): £598

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VIKING AGE SILVER FILIGREE PENDANT
9TH-11TH CENTURY A.D.

A silver lozengiform pendant decorated with a knotwork motif in filigree, suspension loop with filigree ornament, faux ropework border around the whole. 1 1/2 in. (3.19 grams, 35 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.