Lot 6752

A rare Roman spatha blade, late Celtic - early Roman Empire, 2nd half of the 1st century B.C.

Works of Art, Antiquities | O86kua | Online auction | 905 Lots

Description

Rare specimen of a late Celtic - early Roman sword blade with a widening of the 80 cm blade at the beginning of the lower third, ending in an extremely long and narrow point. The blade with a central ridge. The 15.5 cm long hilt hinge with end button. This sword, still rooted in late Celtic traditions, was used in the army of the early Roman Empire. Well preserved iron substance, expertly restored. Total length 95.5 cm.

Provenance: From a private collection in South Germany.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 905 lots. The auction starts on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am. The pre-sale view will take place from 2.12. until 5.12.2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).