Description & Technical information

Discovered in a Frankish woman’s grave near Mülhofen (Rhineland), Dr Leo- pold Seligmann, Germany. Merovingian

Date:  6th century A.D.
Period:  Middle Ages, 6th century
Origin:  France, Germany
Medium: silver, Rock crystal
Dimensions: 5 cm (2 inches)
Provenance: Ex private collection of G.F. Reber, Lausanne, Switzerland, acquired in 1930. Ex German private collection, acquired ca. 1982.
Ex English private collection, acquired in 1984.

Published in :
Herman Ball and Paul Graupe auction, Die Sammlung Dr. Leopold Seligmann, Köln, Berlin, 28th-29th April, 1930, lot 79.
Sotheby’s Auction, London, 9th-10th July, 1984, lot 59.
Categories: Classical & Egyptian antiquities, Jewellery