Migration Period Bronze Openwork Plaque with a significant Male portrait in very realistic style. Interestingly the same portrait appears on the reverse side like a mirror which confirms the masterfull work from the engraver.
Probably a part of a bigger composition and still very impressive because of the style and the specific portrait characteristics!
With a lovely olive-green natural patina.
Could be worn as a Pendant.
Date: 7th.-8th. Century AD.
Purchased by the current owner in 2011 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Migration Period
- Openwork Plaque with a significant Male portrait in very Realistic style on the both sides!
- Century/ Timeframe
- 7th.-8th. Century AD.
- Good Condition, See Photo