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Lot 0910
1st-19th century AD. A mixed group including a Roman glass lachrimarium with bulbous body and everted rim; a Roman bronze finger ring; a Roman bronze bracelet; a Roman ceramic jug handle; a Roman propeller belt fitting; a Bronze Age dagger fragment; an Anglo-Saxon pelta-shaped harness mount; five buckles; finger ring fragments and other items. 305 grams total, lachrimarium: 86mm (3 1/2"). The Chris Rudd collection, Norfolk, UK; formed since the 1970s; collection numbers 72,73,76 and 81; found various sites in the UK; CE73 found by Chriss Rudd near Bradbury Rings, Dorset, UK, in the 1980s. Chris Rudd has collected ancient coins and antiquities since the 1940s. As an amateur archaeologist he found many himself at Badbury Rings, Dorset, 1952-53. He also dug at Hod Hill with Professor Sir Ian Richmond and at Wroxeter with Dame Kathleen Kenyon and Dr Graham Webster. Today he is best known as a Celtic coin dealer. His catalogues have been described as ‘an important research source’ by Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe and ‘treasure houses of delight’ by Dr Anne Ross. Coins and artefacts associated with Chris Rudd – as a collector, dealer and valuer – can be seen in The British Museum and other museums. This collection was formed since the 1970s. [31, No Reserve]


Fine condition.

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Bronze Age to Post Medieval Artefact Collection

Estimate £30 - £40Nov 22, 2017