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Lot 64

A restored La Tène III grey ware pottery urn, eight bronze and silver Celtic and Roman artefacts...

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Lot 64

A restored La Tène III grey ware pottery urn, eight bronze and silver Celtic and Roman artefacts...

Starting Bid: £340

Estimate: £500 - £700

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Lot 64

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A restored La Tène III grey ware pottery urn, eight bronze and silver Celtic and Roman artefacts and other items

The bulbous body of the urn tapering to a narrow base, with rolled rim and incised diagonal stripes around the shoulder, circa 1st Century B.C., 18cm high and eight bronze and silver Celtic and Roman artefacts including a toggle with baluster shaped terminals, 3.2cm wide; a bronze terret, 4.1cm wide; a small polished bronze mortar with loop for suspension, 4.5cm, a circular seal box with hinged lid, blue enamel central knop and perforated base, 2.5cm max diam; a lozenge-shaped seal box lid, 5cm long, much of the blue and red colour added later;  a rectangular plate with lunate ends, the central panel with three crosses, two rivets at the back for attachment, enamel missing; 4.1cm wide; a small silver crescentic amulet with swollen terminals, suspension loop missing, 1.9cm wide, and a bronze medical probe, 12.9cm long, circa 1st Century B.C. – 2nd Century A.D.  (9)  

Provenance: Urn, circular seal box, lozenge seal box lid, mortar, crescentic amulet: found in Norfolk; Terret: found in Ditchingham, Norfolk; Belt mount: found in Cambridgeshire; All private English collection, acquired on the UK market in the 1990s.

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