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LOT 0377

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GBP (£) 1,800 - 2,400
EUR (€) 2,070 - 2,770
USD ($) 2,510 - 3,340

Bid History: 8   |   Current bid: £220

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Bid History: 8   |   Current bid: £220

Viking Silver Pendant with Rock Crystal and Cross Drops

9th-11th century AD

A silver pendant comprising: ovoid rock crystal centrepiece; D-section silver frame with incised ropework detailing, filigree band at the junction with the sheet-silver sleeve, suspension loop with the ends wound around the shank; three loops to the lower edge each with a twisted wire link and pendant equal-arm cross pommee, all with stamped ornament to the obverse and two with incised cross motif to the reverse. 64 grams, 12.5cm (5"). Fine condition. [No Reserve]

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

Literature
Cf. Thunmark-Nylén, L., Die Wikingerzeit Gotlands II: Typentafeln, Stockholm, 1998, pl.170, items 15-20, for type.