Anglo-Scandinavian / Viking ‘Urnes Style’ Stirrup Mount 015020

Anglo-Scandinavian / Viking ‘Urnes Style’ Stirrup Mount 015020
Late Anglo-Scandinavian / Viking ‘Urnes Style’Stirrup Mount
Copper-alloy, 31.24 grams, 54.12 mm. Circa 11th century AD. A sub triangular Anglo-Scandinavian mount of Williams’s Class A Type 10 bearing decoration in the Urnes style, from the apex of a rider’s stirrup. The central panel bears the standard form of coiled serpent which is characteristic of the later 11th century Urnes art style. Reference: Williams, D. Late Saxon Stirrup-Strap Mounts – A Classification and Catalogue, CBA Research Report 111, Oxford, 1997, p.53ff. Fine condition.

 
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