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LOT 2840:

Medieval Silver 'Baniska Treasure' Type Twisted Bracelet

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Start price:
£ 270
Estimated price:
$300 - $400
Auction house commission: 30%
VAT: On commission only
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13th century AD
A silver bracelet formed from hollow silver rods twisted about each other with decorative twisted wire; flared hammered terminals with applied silver studs and plaited wire to the outer edge, large applied silver sphere above the terminals. 30.5 grams, 71mm (2 3/4"). Fine condition, repaired.
Provenance
Property of a South London collector; previously acquired on the European art market 1970-1980.
Literature
See silver treasure from the village of Baniska, in the Rouse Regional Museum of History.
Footnotes
Five similar bracelets, five rings, two earrings and a necklace were discovered in the area of a medieval fortress near the village of Baniska, Bulgaria.

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