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Viking Period - Twisted Bronze Torc

Antiquities - Anglo-Saxon and Viking


LOT 846

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 400
EUR (€) 280 - 450
USD ($) 350 - 560
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £253

VIKING PERIOD - TWISTED BRONZE TORC

9th-11th century AD. A substantial copper-alloy torc or neck-ring; expanding from the plain central section (about 7mm dia.) to the two tightly twisted decorative zones (about 11mm dia.); the finials slightly clubbed and cruciform in section; the ends overlapping by about 13cm. 450 grams, 210 mm (8.25 inches).

Condition
Fine, complete and with an original untouched patination.

Provenance
From an old private collection formed in the 1960's.

Date
Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 9th September 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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