Scandinavian Viking ‘Tremello Triangles’ Finger Ring 020839

Scandinavian Viking ‘Tremello Triangles’ Finger Ring 020839
Scandinavian Viking 'Tremello Triangles' Finger Ring
Silver, 4.93 grams, 21.13 mm ext.dia. (British size S, USA 19, Europe 20.00) 10th-11th century. A Viking ribbed finger-ring of Lehtosalo-Hilander's Type III. The central rib is D-sectioned. The decoration on the expanding flanges consists of a single punched tremello-style (zigzag) horizontal linear band flanking the rib and bilinear triangles extending to the outer edge. 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.

£850.00  
  

This item is accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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