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Viking Stamped Torc

Antiquities - Viking


LOT 0386

Estimate
GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 680 - 900
USD ($) 810 - 1,080
Additional Fees*

Opening Bid: £360 (EUR 405; USD 486)
VIKING STAMPED TORC
9th-12th century AD

A silver neck-ring comprising two crescentic facetted rods bound together by crimped wire in two places, with hook-and-eye closure; the lower portion with stamped pellets and rows of triangular stamps with a pellet in each angle. 108 grams, 19.5cm (7 3/4").

Condition
Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a German gentleman; acquired on the European art market in the 1990s.

Literature
See Graham-Campbell, J. & Philpott, R. The Huxley Viking Hoard: Scandinavian Settlement in the North West, Liverpool, 2009 for discussion.

Date
Monday 27th February 2017 :
Antiquities & Coins

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