The Great Jelling Beast Brooch

$400.00

The Great Jelling Beast Brooch

The Great Jelling Beast of Jutland, dates to between 965-985 AD .It was commissioned by King Harald “Blue Tooth”, of Denmark, and dedicated to the memory of his parents. It is in the Mammen style and depicts a Lion being entwined with a Serpent. The floral decoration is acanthus leaf, popular at this time in Western Art.

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The Great Jelling Beast Brooch

The Great Jelling Beast of Jutland, dates to between 965-985 CE. It was commissioned by King Harold “Blue Tooth” of Denmark, and dedicated to the memory of his parents. It is in the Mammen style and depicts a lion being entwined with a serpent. The floral decoration is acanthus leaf, popular at this time in Western Art.

When ordering please let us know in the Order Notes what colour you would like for the beast and for the serpent.

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Colour

Black, Blue, Deep Green, Red, White

Metal

Sterling Silver

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