North European Spiral Bracelet

Culture: Scandinavia
Period: 1200-900 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 6.4 cm
Price: 860 Euro
Ref: 5057
Provenance: Collection Seward Kennedy (1925-2015), London and New York, acquired in London at end of the 20th century.
Condition: One end with a small missing part, one coil slightly dented otherwise intact with beautiful patina.
Description: Bronze Age arm jewellery made of a six times spiralled bronze hoop with beautiful green patina. Inside flat, the outside with a strong middle ridge. The ends of the bracelet slightly rounded. For a similar example, which was found in Sweden, see: “Antiquities from Europe and Near East (collection of Lord McAlpine)”, Ashmolean Museum 1987, item 9.7.