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    Sale 5399

    Antiquities

    30 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    TWO EUROPEAN BRONZE SPIRAL PINS

    HALLSTATT PERIOD, 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO EUROPEAN BRONZE SPIRAL PINS
    HALLSTATT PERIOD, 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
    Each with twin reversing spiral terminals, 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) long max.; two similar with longer shafts ribbed towards the terminals, 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) long max.; and a larger similar pin terminal, fragmentary with pin missing, on modern mount, 7 in. (17.8 cm.) across, all 8th-7th Century B.C. (5)


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    Provenance

    German private collection, formed during the 1960s-1970s.