A Scandinavian Viking sword with inscribed Damascus blade, 10th century
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Hammer price € 16,000Show related lots
DescriptionSturdy, double-edged blade with a core forged of two twisted rods and separate edges. Shallow fullers on both sides with a barely legible signature "SIGUINT"(?) on one side. The short quillons angled toward the blade, with remnants of the original fine, lavish bronze inlays. Sturdy, slightly tapered tang, the pommel with remnants of bronze inlays. Length 93 cm.
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