Anglo-Saxon 'Chip-Carved Guilloche' Horse Harness Strap Junction or Pendant Hanger 024717

Anglo-Saxon 'Chip-Carved Guilloche' Horse Harness Strap Junction or Pendant Hanger 024717
Anglo-Saxon 'Chip-Carved Guilloche' Horse Harness Strap Junction or Pendant Hanger
Gilt copper-alloy, 4.56 grams, 26.66 mm. Circa 6th-7th century AD. A copper-alloy rectangular mount with two attachment lugs to the rear, hinged junction to the top. The face is decorated with a gilded chip-carved panel of guilloche design. Reference: MacGregor, A. & Bolick, E. A Summary Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Collections (Non-Ferrous Metals), item 36.6. Very fine condition. Provenance: found Bishops Stortford, Essex, UK.

 
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