Lot 1219

A Scandinavian Viking sword with inscribed Damascus blade, 10th century

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Hammer price € 16,000

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Description

Sturdy, 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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General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 1001 - 1286. The pre-sale view will take place from 9 - 14 May 2022 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).