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Hungarian Bronze Age - Belt of Ninety Links

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 580

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 940 - 1,410
USD ($) 990 - 1,490

Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,150

HUNGARIAN BRONZE AGE - BELT OF NINETY LINKS

Circa 1,200-900 BC. An important and very rare Bronze Age Hungarian bronze belt composed of ninety cast ornamental bar links plus two cast end fittings with incised ornament; originally linked by four cords threaded through the holes on the reverse of each bar. 99cm. Very fine. Strung on nylon line for mounting or display.

Provenance
Ex Continental collection.

Literature
Cf. Rossini, 17th November 2009, lot 7 (for a very similar but shorter example).

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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