Lot 3696

A Viking pendant in the shape of a Thor's hammer, 10th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | A83kua | Live auction | 422 Lots

Description

A Thor’s hammer amulet with ring eyelet. The front side all around with a twisted silver wire. The middle of the shaft with straight band motive from twisted wire, in the gaps enamel. The hammer head with floral inlay of enamel and silver. With traces of gilding. Intact. Length 5.7 cm. Weight 10.4 g. Material analysis by the Belgian Hebolabo laboratory.

Provenance: From the Lithuanian art trade.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

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