A northern European Viking sword with silver wire inlays, 10th century
Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A83aw | Live auction | 414 Lots
DescriptionBroad double-edged blade with flat fullers on both sides. Sturdy quillons tapered off on the sides with geometrical inlays of silver wire. Sturdy, slightly conical tang. Pommel crafted in two pieces connected by rivets, with geometrical silver wire inlays. The silver inlays of the hilt incomplete, some fragments loosely enclosed. Length 96 cm.
Condition: III + Questions about the lot?