Anglo-Saxon 'Cathedral Type' Lozenge Design Elliptical Plate 020382

Anglo-Saxon 'Cathedral Type' Lozenge Design Elliptical Plate 020382
Very Rare Anglo-Saxon 'Winchester Cathedral Type' Lozenge Design Elliptical Plate
Silver, 3.62 grams, 47.46 mm. Circa 10th century AD. A flat silver plate of elliptical shape bearing a design of intersecting lozenges and arcs, similar to those used on the 10th century floor tiles of Winchester cathedral. The plate has piercings to accept rivets on the ends and at the widest points; one was damaged in antiquity and was substituted by two smaller flanking holes. Reference: Backhouse, J. Turner, D.H. & Webster, L. The Golden Age of Anglo-Saxon Art 966-1066, London, 1984, p.136. Very fine condition, some light creasing. Provenance: from an old European collection.

£520.00  
  

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