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LOT 0373

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GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 690 - 920
USD ($) 840 - 1,110

Bid History: 5   |   Current bid: £320

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Bid History: 5   |   Current bid: £320

Viking Silver Pendant with Filigree Scrolls

9th-11th century AD

A silver filigree pendant with elaborate decoration; a central pelletted motif surrounded by four wave-like double ropework scrolls with pellets in the field within a ropework border; apex loop above with triple ropework lines separating rows of pellets. 3.97 grams, 33mm (1 1/4"). Very fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
From a central London collection; previously in a European collection formed 1979-1989.

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