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Medieval Silver-Gilt Saint Figural Pendant

Antiquities - Medieval


LOT 596

Estimate
GBP (£) 6,000 - 8,000
EUR (€) 6,800 - 9,070
USD ($) 8,390 - 11,190
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Price (+bp): £4,500 (EUR 5,103; USD 6,294)
MEDIEVAL SILVER-GILT SAINT FIGURAL PENDANT

Circa early 16th century AD. An ecclesiastical pendant of a standing robed figure of a saint, holding a cross-headed staff and an open book; the haloed, tonsured and bearded head with a suspension loop affixed; the figure standing upon a waisted hexagonal bracket. Silver, 7.40 grams, 32 mm.

Condition
Superb, with slight bend to shaft of staff. Extremely rare.

Provenance
Found Stapleton, North Yorkshire, 2007 (Treasure Act reference 2007 T70 and disclaimed); supplied with British Museum letter and report, Treasure Act receipts and other documents including independent valuations dated 2008 suggesting a potential treasure value of between £33,000 - £35,000.

Literature
Published Treasure Hunting Magazine 2008.

Footnotes
Supplied in a plastic box with Treasure Act label.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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