Viking Elf Shot Pendant with Hardstone

GBP 495.00

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Object Description

A beautifully rendered Viking pendant, comprising a thin layer of gold holding a banded agate bead, and a gold loop to the top for suspension. Pendants of this type are known as elf shot pendant, and would have been worn by both Viking men and women with apotropaic meanings.

Date: Circa 9th-12th Century AD

Object Condition

Fine. Suitable for modern wear with care.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:1.5 centimeters

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The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James
London
SW1Y 4AA

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