An important open-work bronze mount with a representation of 2 bears who tear up a man with wide open mouths, partially devouring him.
Carolingian Empire. Circa 8th-10th century A.D.
Dimensions: length 6cm x width 4,8cm
Published in the book : "Onder Roma, Ravenna en Roskilde", T. Helperi Kim 2008, pag. 415.
Reportedly excavated in Verviers (Belgium)
- private collection in Amiens, until 2001
- private collection mr. E.C. (Belgium), purchased in 2001
- kunsthandel Dick Meijer Antiquiteiten (The Netherlands), 2001
- private collection mr. T. Helperi Kim (Amsterdam, NL) , from 2001 until 2017
- kunsthandel Dick Meijer Antiquiteiten (The Netherlands) , purchased by us in 2017.
2 200 €