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Lot 0027
  • Jewelry: Viking Lunar Pendant
  • Date: 900-1000 A.D.
  • Size: 1 1/8 inches
  • Material: Silver overlay

    As expert navigators, the constellations signified mystery and power to Vikings. The Moon was personified as Mani, brother to Sol the Sun, and is abundantly represented in Norse literature. Lunar pendants were worn as pectorals as well as suspended from belts, other clothing and horse harness. This example is wide and fashioned as the crescent moon with its tips supporting a trefoil, a common motif. The edge is raised and the field decorated in elongated curvilinear geometry specific to Vikings.

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  • Condition

    Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored, on modern sterling silver chain for contemporary wear.

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    Viking Lunar Pendant 900-1000 A.D.

    Estimate $250 - $400Dec 18, 2016