This is a nice Scandinavian tin bronze pendant, dating to the 10th - 11th century A.D. The openwork pendant is designed as a fabulous Borre style gripping beast, this type has been attributed as Sigurd fighting the beast. The pendant retains the suspension ring, enabling the amulet to be worn on a cord or chain. A nice wearable historic item, although a little overcleaned in places.
DATE: c. 10th - 11th century A.D.
MATERIAL: Tinned Bronze
SIZE: 39mm x 29mm x 6mm
WEIGHT: 8.19 grams
PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection
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