- Museum number
Iron buckle and counter-plate: trapezoidal plates with profiled edges (the loop missing); silver encrusted and inlaid and brass inlaid wiry Style II interlace decoration with 3 pairs of animal heads and ladder-pattern loops; originally three copper alloy attachment rivets on each plate, only one remains on 112b at end and two on 112a, which has damaged edges and a deep notch in one side.
- Production date
Length: 7.50 centimetres (counter-plate)
- Curator's comments
- Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: OA.339
Miscellaneous number: OA.340