Saxon 'Filigree' Disc Pendant 024710

Saxon 'Filigree' Disc Pendant 024710
Rare Saxon 'Filigree' Disc Pendant
Gold, 1.07 grams, 17.79 mm. Circa 6th-7th century AD. A gold pendant formed as a flanged boss with integral ribbed suspension loop. The disc's decoration comprises concentric rings of filigree ropework, applied filigree double loops and thicker filigree ropework within fine borders. The central motif is a boss, hollow to the rear. Reference: cf. larger sheet-gold disc pendant with filigree detail in Webster, L. & Backhouse, J. The Making of England. Anglo-Saxon Art and Culture AD 600-900, London, 1991, item 36(c). Fine condition. Provenance: from an old collection formed in the 1950's, found continental Europe.


This item is accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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