Lot 3702

A Khasar sabre from the Black Sea area, 8th – 9th century

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

Description

Double-edged blade at the tip. The crossguard gilded on one side, on the other side remains of silver inlays. Corroded. Good iron substance. Length 84 cm. In addition, a bronze sheath suspension and 14 gold-plated bronze discs from a horse harness with diameters from 5.2 cm to 7 cm. Two discs with flaws, otherwise intact. Extraordinary ensemble.

Provenance: Southern German private collection.

Condition: III + Questions about the lot?

General Information

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