Anglo-Saxon fitting from a sword scabbard by Unknown Artist

Pyramidal fitting with decorative detail in relief and inlay consisting of animal and interlace motifs.

Details

Medium:
Silver, partly gilded, niello inlay
Dimensions:
2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,500 ( Total: £9,000; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1999
Vendor:
M Braham

Provenance

Found near Bawtry, Nottingham.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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