This is nice Germanic Saxon period bronze wrist clasp, dating to the 6th - 7th century A.D. The clasp retains the fixing loop and studs on the back for a leather strap, It is decorated with zoomorphic terminals, with a representation of a stylized fox or badger. It would have originally been fully tinned, traces which remain. A nice looking piece of Saxon art, ideal for a serious collector.

OBJECT: Wrist Clasp

CULTURE: Anglo Saxon

DATE: c. 6th - 7th century A.D.

MATERIAL: Copper-alloy

SIZE: 48.48mm x 23.80mm x 2.40mm

WEIGHT: 5.44 grams

PROVENANCE: Purchased from a private Cambridgeshire collector

Price: £195

Item code: (#AE00XVANT1135)

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