Baltic Viking 'Herringbone Pattern' Finger Ring 014577

Baltic Viking 'Herringbone Pattern' Finger Ring 014577
Baltic Viking 'Herringbone Pattern' Finger Ring
Silver, 2.84 grams, 21.2 mm dia., 17.27 mm height. 10th-11th century AD. A nice example of an eastern Baltic Viking ribbed finger-ring of Lehtosalo-Hilander's Type III.2. The D-sectioned central rib is an extension of the rounded section shank. The decoration on the flanges consists of angled strokes punched in series in alternate directions, with a reserved band between them. Reference: Lehtosalo-Hilander, P-L.,Luistari (Finland), A History of Weapons and Ornaments, Helsinki, 2000, p.123-4. Very fine condition.

£425.00  
  

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