Viking chape of a sword scabbard by Unknown Artist

Viking chape of a sword scabbard.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
7 x 4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£187 ( Total: £750)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Trustees of the Hon R.C.Assheton's Settlement

The surface is decorated with intertwined beaasts.

Provenance

Found by metal detectorist on Part Townhead Farm, Chatburn, near Blackburn.

Venue details

Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery Museum Street, BLACKBURN Lancashire BB1 7AJ 01254 667130 www.blackburnmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Wed – Sat, 12noon – 4.45pm

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