Arm-ring by Frankish

Terminal of one-half of a Frankish silver-gilt arm ring.

Details

Medium:
Silver gilt and garnet
Dimensions:
5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,200 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Found by a metal detectorist in Wrotham parish, Kent.

Venue details

Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery St Faith's Street, MAIDSTONE Kent ME14 1LH 01622 602838 www.museum.maidstone.gov.uk

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