Lot 6864

A Celtic long sword

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

Hammer price € 2,200

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Description

Central Europe, mid La Tène Period, 3rd/2nd century B.C. Sword with preserved scabbard baked firmly to the blade. The scabbard made of sheet iron with finely worked chape and locket, a riveted suspension loop on one side. Characteristically curved iron quillons. Slender ridged tang with a small top nut. An original ritual bend in the middle, restored in this area, with minor replacements. Length 102.5 cm

Condition: II - III 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).