Hungarian Bronze Age - Belt of Ninety Links
Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 940 - 1,410
USD ($) 990 - 1,490
Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,150
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.
Ex Continental collection.
Cf. Rossini, 17th November 2009, lot 7 (for a very similar but shorter example).
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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