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Viking Twisted Bracelet

Antiquities - Anglo-Saxon and Viking


LOT 751

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 500
EUR (€) 340 - 560
USD ($) 420 - 700
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £253

VIKING TWISTED BRACELET

Circa 9th-11th century AD. A heavy bracelet formed from two expanding round-section rods twisted around each other and bent into a hoop, their narrow ends tightly coiled along the hoop. Alloy, 85 grams, 79 mm external diameter.

Condition
Extremely fine condition, even patination, complete.

Provenance
From an old English collection.

Literature
See Hardh, B. Silver in the Viking Age. A Regional-Economic Study.

Footnotes
XRF analysis shows this item to have been made from a mix of metals.

Date
Friday 18th March 2011 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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