Baltic Viking 'Openwork' Dagger Grip Mount 023180

Baltic Viking 'Openwork' Dagger Grip Mount 023180
Baltic Viking 'Openwork' Dagger Grip Mount
Silver, 6.66 grams, 18.03 mm. Circa 16th century AD. A heavy silver collar mount formed from six panels soldered together into a cone with remains of a silver ropework border. The panels are each formed with a trapezoidal frame border within which are placed three coils in silver ropework. The mount probably forms part of the hilt for a high-status knife. Reference: cf. Graham-Campbell, J. and Williams, G. Silver in the Viking Age, Walnut Creek, 2007. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.

£325.00  
  

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