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Bracelet: M.9-1955

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, oval in section, overlapping at the ends. At each end the bar develops into a wire, which is twisted in a spiral to make two flat bosses covering the overlap.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, found in Scotland

Legal notes

Given by A.J. Hugh Smith through the National Art-Collections Fund

Measurements and weight

Depth: 8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1955) by Smith, Arnold John Hugh

Dating

7th-10th century A.D.
Circa 600 - Circa 1000

Note

Northern European, perhaps Viking

School or Style

Perhaps Viking

Components of the work

Spiral Height 8.5 cm

Materials used in production

Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.9-1955
Primary reference Number: 118998
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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