Scandinavian Viking ‘Single Tremello Band’ Finger Ring 020838

Scandinavian Viking ‘Single Tremello Band’ Finger Ring 020838
Scandinavian Viking 'Single Tremello Band' Finger Ring
Silver, 4.69 grams, 19.87 mm ext.dia. (British size O, USA 7¼, Europe 15.00) 10th-11th century. A Viking ribbed finger-ring of Lehtosalo-Hilander's Type III. The central rib is shallow D-sectioned. The decoration on the expanding flanges consists of a single punched tremello-style (zigzag) horizontal linear band flanking the rib. The hoop 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 collection.

£550.00  
  

This item is accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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