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Lot 2208
9th-11th century AD. A bronze penannular brooch with curved beast-heads terminals, the round-section band with twisted wire decoration, the pin formed as a round-section rod expanding to lateral flanges. Cf. Sedov, V.V. Finno-Ugri i Balti v Epokhy Srednevekoviya, Moscow, 1987, plate CXV, item 3; Thunmark-Nylén, L. Die Wikingerzeit Gotlands I.: Abbildungen der Grabfunde, Stockholm, 1992, plate 249, item 2.40 grams, 56mm (2 1/4"). From a private collection; acquired prior to 1990.[No Reserve]


Very fine condition.

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Viking Twisted Penannular Brooch with Dragons

Estimate £60 - £80Feb 23, 2018