Terminal of one-half of a Frankish silver-gilt arm ring.
Arm-ring by Frankish, 450550
© Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery
- Silver gilt and garnet
- 5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,200 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
The terminal is cast in the form of a lion or horse's head with the muzzle truncated by a solid rectangular plate set with two square cut garnets.
Found by a metal detectorist in Wrotham parish, Kent.
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