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Celtic Silver Repousse Plaque

Antiquities - Celtic Iron Age


LOT 545

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 450 - 680
USD ($) 560 - 840
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £270 (EUR 306; USD 378)
CELTIC SILVER REPOUSSE PLAQUE

Circa 1st century BC - 1st century AD. A silver plate with repousse decoration displaying a robed female figure standing within the frame of a fanum or small temple with her right hand resting on an altar; a calf by her left foot; the temple surrounded by radiating triangular leaves, with crescent leaves to both sides and above; mounted in glazed frame for display. Silver, 15.5 cm high.

Condition
Extremely fine condition.

Provenance
Ex Wild collection, France.

Literature
See: Ross, A. Pagan Celtic Britain.

Footnotes
The figure has been identified as the goddess Verbeia, a northern British river deity associated with cattle, whose cult was prominent in the valley of the River Wharfe into Roman times.

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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