Scandinavian Viking 'Tremello Style' Finger Ring 016102

Scandinavian Viking 'Tremello Style' Finger Ring 016102
Scandinavian Viking 'Tremello Style' Finger Ring
Silver, 5.98 grams, 21.55 mm dia, 20.91 mm max.height. 18.31 mm int.dia. (British size Q, US 8, European 17.49). 10th-11th century AD. A Viking ribbed finger-ring of Lehtosalo-Hilander's Type III. The central rib is D-sectioned, and the decoration on the flanges consists of punched tremello-style (zigzag) linear bands in a lozenge pattern. 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. Good very fine condition. Provenance: from an old collection.

£550.00  
  

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