Two Ringerike-style decorated Saxon mounts: 11th century
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Two Ringerike-style decorated Saxon mounts. The larger item is a curved strip of gilded copper with incised decoration in late-Saxon Ringerike style, pierced for nailing to object of wood or other material. The smaller item is a gilded copper-alloy object with an interlace pattern in Ringerike style. It may have adorned a chest, a wooden saddle or a piece of furniture.
1000 AD - 1050 AD