Scandinavian Viking ‘Banded' Finger Ring 016103

Scandinavian Viking ‘Banded' Finger Ring 016103
Scandinavian Viking ‘Banded’ Finger Ring
Silver, 5.48 grams, 21.18 mm dia, 19.60 mm height. 10th-11th century. A Viking ribbed finger-ring of Lehtosalo-Hilander's Type III. The central rib is D-sectioned. The decoration on the flanges consists of a single punched tremello-style (zigzag) horizontal linear band flanking the rib. The shank is a continuation of the central rib and extends to form a thin rod at each end which runs back round the finger to create a three-band effect. Reference: Lehtosalo-Hilander, P-L.,Luistari (Finland), A History of Weapons and Ornaments, Helsinki, 2000, p.123-4. Extremely fine condition. Provenance: from an old European collection. This antiquity is accompanied by an XRF metal test certificate from Oxford X-ray Fluorescence Ltd.

£550.00  
  

This item is accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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