Hallstatt Bronze Pendants with Water Birds

Culture: Middle Europe
Period: 9th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: each 15.5 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 5062
Provenance: Private collection Johanna Raffler (1944-2015) Graz. Acquired between 1979 and 2002 on the international art market.
Condition: One pendant in the x-form broken and reattached, otherwise intact and with a beautiful patina.
Description: Pendant made of bronze sheet depicting on top a stylized water bird sitting on a x-formed tag with a circular eyelet at the bottom. There are three circular joints hanging inside. On the last joint are two bronze disks, bent in the centre, creating a rattling sound wh