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British Celtic Iron Age - Chariot Terret

Antiquities - Celtic Iron Age


LOT 585

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 250
EUR (€) 180 - 300
USD ($) 190 - 320

Sold for (Inc. premium): £230

BRITISH CELTIC IRON AGE - CHARIOT TERRET

Circa 1st century BC. A large, solid-cast chariot terret, its main bow ornamented with a knop, with three pairs of projecting leaves; rising from a pair of leaves with a ropework collar below; the basal skirt also of foliate form with a knop to each lower point and an integral lower loop; a rare terret form. 85mm tall. Very fine and undamaged with variable green patination.

Provenance
Found North Yorkshire in the 1990's.

Literature
MacGregor, pages 38-48; Benet, No. I15-0113.

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

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