Home > Auctions > 19th March 2010 > English Anglo-Scandinavian - Zoomorphic Strap End

Next Lot

Previous Lot  

Print page | Email lot to a friend

Back to previous page


English Anglo-Scandinavian - Zoomorphic Strap End

Antiquities - Anglo-Saxon and Viking


LOT 594

Estimate
GBP (£) 80 - 100
EUR (€) 90 - 112
USD ($) 104 - 130
Additional Fees*

Sold for (Inc. premium): £69

ENGLISH ANGLO-SCANDINAVIAN - ZOOMORPHIC STRAP END

Circa 9th-10th century AD. A narrow copper-alloy strap end of a type influenced by Scandinavian design, the split end plain with a single piercing, and with the rivet still in place; the plate developing into an animal head in plan in the form of a serpent with lentoid eyes and powerful jaws gripping a dragon-head executed in profile with its prominent lower jaw, fangs and snout forming the terminal of the piece; the profile head executed in Ringerike Style and pierced in two places; the whole piece modelled in the round (with detail on the reverse). 46mm; 5.90 grams.

Condition
Fine with full patination.

Literature
Cf. Smith, 1923, fig. 131(4).

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

TimeLine Auctions Ltd arranges printed catalogue rostrum Auctions, eAuctions and Timed Auctions where we offer antiquities, ancient artefacts / artifacts, antiques, collectibles, coins, medals and books for public sale.

Lot No. 594

Next Lot

Previous Lot

Auction Catalogue


Viewing from noon Monday 4 September 2017

Presentation by Tim Wonnacott: 6pm
Champagne Reception: 6.30 - 9pm

Auctions start 10am GMT (Lunch 1.30 - 2pm)

Tues 5 Sept 2017 (Day 1) - Antiquities (1 - 637)
Wed 6 Sept 2017 (Day 2) - Antiquities (638 - 1026)
- Coins etc (1101 - TBA)

Auction Venue:
Old Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN


Thurs 7 Sept 2017 (Day 3) - Antiquities (l1501 - 2156)
Friday 8 Sept 2017 (Day 4) - Antiquities (l2157 - 2867)
Sat 9 Sept 2017 (Day 5) - Natural History (2868 - 3038)
- Coins etc (3001 - TBA)

See auction lots:

All Coins
Coins - GreekCoins - Celtic Iron AgeCoins - Roman RepublicCoins - Roman EmpireCoins - ByzantineCoins - Saxon and VikingCoins - NormanCoins - English MedievalCoins - Tudor to StuartCoins - English Milled - A CollectionCoins - English Milled - GeneralCoins - ScottishCoins - IrishCoins - WorldCoins - Scales and WeightsMedals - Commemorative

All Antiquities
Antiquities - EgyptianAntiquities - GreekAntiquities - RomanAntiquities - ByzantineAntiquities - Stone AgeAntiquities - Bronze Age - EuropeAntiquities - Bronze Age - EasternAntiquities - Celtic Iron AgeAntiquities - Anglo-Saxon and VikingAntiquities - MedievalAntiquities - Post MedievalAntiquities - North AmericaAntiquities - South AmericaAntiquities - China and Far EastAntiquities - Late Entries

All Cabinets & Accessories

All Books
Books - NumismaticBooks - Archaeological

Auction 012010

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

Browse catalogue