This blog is a electronic museum of my collections of antiquities, ethnographic, first editions, retro pottery from the 1950's to early 1970's, shell, mineral and gemstone samples,fossils and other wonderful things! Comments are welcome on the objects including advice which will add to my own wonderment and knowledge.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Anglo Saxon Bronze and Gilt Disc Brooch circa 6th century CE, Berkshire, England
Provenance: Archaeological dig and then private collection, Reading, Berkshire, England
Age: approx 1,500 years old
Size:3 cms diameter
Condition: Excellent patina with accretions on the original face. Gilded Bronze. Maker: Anglo Saxon