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LOT 0551

Estimate
GBP (£) 2,500 - 3,500
EUR (€) 2,810 - 3,930
USD ($) 3,150 - 4,410

Sold for: £2,500
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Viking Silver Urnes Style Rattling Mount

9th century AD

A hollow-formed vesica-shaped silver mount which rattles when shaken, with Urnes style interlaced dragons in low relief surrounding a facing bearded mask with large staring eyes (Thor?). 67 grams, 73mm (3"). Very fine condition. [No Reserve]

Provenance
From an important central London collection; previously in a European collection in the 1990s; formerly acquired on the German art market in the early 1980s.