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Lot 2834
6th century AD. A bronze chape fitting from a scabbard comprising a facing male mask with striated hair flanked by two opposed bird-heads, strap and pad below. Cf. Menghin, W. Das Schwert im Frühen Mittelalter, Stuttgart, 1983, map 18 for distribution of types. 7.71 grams, 35mm (1 1/2"). Found near Danethorpe, Nottinghamshire, UK.

Condition

Fine condition.

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Anglo-Saxon Mask with Ravens Scabbard Mount

Estimate £100 - £140Sep 07
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Harwich, UK
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