Avar Silver Gilt Equal-Armed Brooch with Garnets
Avar Silver Gilt Equal-Armed Brooch with Garnets > Lot No. 099
A silver-gilt bow brooch with a trefoil of cloison garnets to each end, with impressed gold foils behind the stones; pin-lug and catchplate to the reverse.
5th-6th century AD
Silver-gilt and garnet, 4.73 grams, 40 mm
Very fine condition.
Property of a London Gentleman; acquired before 1980.
Estimate: £200 - 300 (EUR 230 - 350; USD 300 - 450)
Auction date: Saturday 4th August 2012 Antiquities & Collectables eAuction
Sold for: £200
Lot No. 099