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Exquisite Pre-Medieval Wrist Torque (circa 8th century)
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Pre-medieval Torque with image of Christ crucifiction. Exquisite pre-medieval wrist torque (circa 8 th century) on hammered bronze flattened for framing. The wearer was a wealthy nobleman or king who wore it on his wrist so as to be protected by God at all times (and to show he was rich enough to pay ransom if captured). Acquired at the Pasadena Auction Gallery in the late 1960s. Magnificently framed 16"x20"
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Exquisite Pre-Medieval Wrist Torque (circa 8th century)

Estimate $10,000 - $15,000
Jun 19, 2021
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0037: Exquisite Pre-Medieval Wrist Torque (circa 8th century)

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Est. $10,000 - $15,000Starting Price $6,000
Multi-Estate Original Fine Art Auction
Jun 19, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
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Pre-medieval Torque with image of Christ crucifiction. Exquisite pre-medieval wrist torque (circa 8 th century) on hammered bronze flattened for framing. The wearer was a wealthy nobleman or king who wore it on his wrist so as to be protected by God at all times (and to show he was rich enough to pay ransom if captured). Acquired at the Pasadena Auction Gallery in the late 1960s. Magnificently framed 16"x20"
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Excellent

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