An Anglo-Saxon gold and garnet pendant
Lot 268
An Anglo-Saxon gold and garnet pendant
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 7,547) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Anglo-Saxon gold and garnet pendant
Circa 6th-7th Century A.D.
Of discoid form, a large circular cabochon garnet re-set in the centre, surrounded by a two rings of beaded filigree wire, from which radiate four fields filled with filigree s-scrolls, alternating with fields decorated with a central double line of beaded wire, the perimeter with a band of plaited filigree and an outer band of ribbed wire, a tubular, ribbed suspension loop above, the reverse plain, 1¼in (3.2cm) diam, gem replaced and disc cracked, repaired in antiquity with sheet gold on the reverse

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Property from a deceased estate. Acquired from a British dealer in 1997-1999. Reputed to have been found near Darlington.

Saleroom notices

  • This lot is accompanied by copies of some collection notes.
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