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**Originally Listed At $75**

Northern Europe, Viking / Norse culture, ca. 800 to 1100 CE. A gorgeous collection of thirteen cast bronze bells, nine of which have an oval-shaped profile, and four with spherical shapes. The spherical bells have a single slit and small clappers for emitting sound, and the oval-shaped bells have two long slits and larger clappers. Each bell has an integral suspension loop and varying shades of green patina, and the nine oval beads have several rows of linear designs on each flap. Size of largest: 1.125" H (2.9 cm).

Provenance: private Orange County, California, USA collection

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Condition

Some bells have lost their clappers, some have either bending or losses to flaps, and some have losses to integral suspension loops. All bells have age-commensurate surface wear, slight bending to flaps, and lovely green patina throughout.

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Lot of 13 Viking Bronze Bells

Estimate $100 - $150Mar 26, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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