Hooked tags for winingas, Round, 9th-10th C, copper alloy

Based on a silver hooked tag (dress hook) of the Anglo-Saxon period. It is circular with an intact hook and two peripheral pierced lugs for stitching to a garment. The body is engraved with a fantastic quadruped, standing with its head turned backwards.

Information on the original piece:

UK Detector Finds database Ref. No. 12751

Found - Near Winchester, Hampshire
Recorded -  28 March, 2008
Material- Silver / cast    
Size - 16mm dia. x 23mm overall length    
Date - c. 9th-10th C  (Anglo-Saxon)

The extant object is in excellent, intact condition and therefore no reconstruction was necessary when producing a copy.  Our version is a copy based on photographs and scans of the original. 

Cast brass, sold in pairs (2).

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  • Model: SL-WH04-B
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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 26 November, 2010.