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Middle Bronze Age gold twisted wire bracelet

J6

£3,250.00

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A gold bracelet constructed using seven parallel finely twisted gold wires, soldered intermittently and attached to flat terminals at both ends.

Culture
North West Europe, Middle Bronze Age, possibly from Wales (British), c. 1500-1000 BC

Size
7 cms maximum diameter and 0.7 cms wide, 12.5 grams

Condition
Minor mis-shaping to some of the wires otherwise intact and wearable

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Chelsea, London; inherited by family descent and reputedly purchased in France between 1930-1950.

For a very similar bracelet discovered in Wales, please see:
https://museum.wales/collections/online/object/6cb02032-032b-3d8b-8bea-289db500aeb5/Middle-Bronze-Age-gold-bracelet/footer/

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