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22.11.2021

Pendant

School/style:

Borre style

Cultures/periods:

Viking.

Production date:

10thC

Found/Acquired: 

Europe: British Isles: England: Norfolk (England): Little Snoring

Materials:

silver; gold; niello

Technique:

cast; gilded; nielloed

Cast sterling silver openwork pendant with a Borre-style pattern in the form of a grasping beast inside a frame, further embellished with four protruding animal heads. The hinge of the pendant has a central ridge and a double median groove. The reverse side of the pendant is not decorated. There are small areas of gilding and blackening on the surface of the pendant.

Varby Pendant

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