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Saxon Silver Ring and Bronze Buckle

Antiquities - Anglo-Saxon and Viking


LOT 574

Estimate
GBP (£) 120 - 180
EUR (€) 140 - 200
USD ($) 170 - 250
Additional Fees*

Price (+bp): £108 (EUR 122; USD 151)
SAXON SILVER RING AND BRONZE BUCKLE

5th century AD. A broad belt buckle comprising a folded plate with openwork rear edge and Late Roman Military Style punched-point vinescroll decoration, secured with three rivets; the loop segmented with animal-mask detailing on the couch; the tongue flat with serpent-head finial and incised saltire; offered with a 8th-9th century segmented ring with ropework decoration around the circumference. Silver (ring), 2.15 grams, 21 mm external diameter (approximate size UK Q½, USA 8½, Europe 18.12, Japan 17); buckle 18.2 grams, 44 mm.

Condition
Very fine condition, complete.

Provenance
Ex Aston collection.

Literature
Oman, CC. Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Rings, 1930, item 227; Marzinzik, S. Early Anglo-Saxon Belt Buckles (late 5th to early 8th centuries) Their Classification and Context, plate 75 (Alfriston, Droxford).

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

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