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Historica, Coins, banknotes and Antiquities. WEBCAST AND POSTAGE ONLY SALE Surcharge 3%.(#203) 06/05/2020 10:30 AM GMT+1 CLOSED!

Lot 44 of 597: Extremely Rare Viking Open-Work Urnes Style Brooch A rarely seen piece of Viking art, Circa 10th-11th century.  An open-work zoomorphic brooch in the Urnes style displaying a bird or beast (Peacock)?. Facing left the head and breast are prominent with each of its limbs and feathers extended in to tendrils, entwined with one another forming a knotted mass. Its possible to make a case for another animal to be present within the knots, some references refer to the tendrils being a snake. Size: 26.

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Lot closed - Winning bid:£250
Estimate: £300 - £400

Historica, Coins, banknotes and Antiquities. WEBCAST AND POSTAGE ONLY SALE Surcharge 3%.(#203)  06/05/2020 10:30 AM GMT+1  CLOSED!