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VIKING REPOUSSE GOLD PENDANT

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VIKING REPOUSSE GOLD PENDANT
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Ca.900-1100 AD. Important, Early Viking broad repoussé Bracteate gold-foil pendant with ribbed loop and a depiction of a Gryphon in the oval frame. In Viking culture, bracteates probably are derived from Roman portrait medallions, presented by the emperor to forge personal and political alliances. Here, however, the imperial image has been transformed into a depiction of a mythological creature. With their skilful workmanship and allusions to the Romano-Byzantine world. Good Condition; wearable;Size: 50mm; 1.89in; 5gr; Provenance: From a private collection, acquired in London in the 1970s. - All items come accompanied by a signed Certificate of Authenticity .
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VIKING REPOUSSE GOLD PENDANT

Estimate £1,750 - £2,750
Sep 29, 2019
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0086: VIKING REPOUSSE GOLD PENDANT

Sold for £2,200
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Est. £1,750 - £2,750Starting Price £5
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Sep 29, 2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Ca.900-1100 AD. Important, Early Viking broad repoussé Bracteate gold-foil pendant with ribbed loop and a depiction of a Gryphon in the oval frame. In Viking culture, bracteates probably are derived from Roman portrait medallions, presented by the emperor to forge personal and political alliances. Here, however, the imperial image has been transformed into a depiction of a mythological creature. With their skilful workmanship and allusions to the Romano-Byzantine world. Good Condition; wearable;Size: 50mm; 1.89in; 5gr; Provenance: From a private collection, acquired in London in the 1970s. - All items come accompanied by a signed Certificate of Authenticity .

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