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Lot 0007
8th-9th century AD. A mixed group of bronze strap ends comprising: one Class A Type 5 with niello to the body, scrolled upper edge pierced to accept two rivets, beast-head finial; one Class B Type 3 slender leaf-shaped with beast-head finial; one Class A Type 5 with bulbous eyes, elongated ears; one Class A Type 2 tongue-shaped with niello panel, narrow snake-head finial; one Class A Type 5 with niello and silver wire detailing, three attachment holes. See Thomas, G. Late Anglo-Saxon and Viking Age Strap-Ends 750-1100: Part 1, Finds Research Group datasheet 32, Sleaford, 2007 for types. 27 grams total, 32-44mm (1 1/4 - 1 3/4"). Private collection, Cambridgeshire, UK; found Cambridgeshire prior to 2000. [5]


Fine condition.

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Anglo-Saxon Strap End Collection

Estimate £80 - £100Mar 24, 2018