TimeLine Auctions Antiquities - Day 4 - Friday 23rd February 2018
Scandinavian Viking Dress Pin Group. 10th-11th century AD. A mixed group of bronze dress pins comprising:
one with D-shaped plaque finial; one with ribbed loop and scrolled wire finial; one with flat loop and beaded wire ring; one with knop finial; two with facetted finial and hinged ring. 58 grams total, 6-18.5cm (2 1/2 - 7 1/4"") Fine condition. Ex Kent collection; acquired London, 1970s. Cf. Fanning, T. Viking Age Ringed Pins from Dublin, Dublin, 1994, fig. 23-6, 96-7.