David-Andersen Sterling gilt trefoil Viking Saga brooch


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David-Andersen Sterling gilt trefoil Viking Saga brooch

Product no.: 1633

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David Andersen's 1960s "Saga" series  included of copies of prehistoric finds deposited in the Oslo historical museum.  The original of this brooch was found  on the Kvarberg Hill near Vågå in central Norway..  The trefoil design first seen on Frankish warrior sword belts, but  it was adopted by the Norse  and adapted for use as brooches on women's costumes and with animal decoration. such as the gripping beasts seen here

Condition: Excellent,no visible damage, straight pin and rollover clasp

Marks:  KOPI ORIGIN FRA VIKINGTIDEN, CA 900 R.KR, scales,  925S STERLING, D-A NORWAY

Size: 4 cm (1.5") across

Year:  900 AD - 1960s

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