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LOT 0451

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GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,100 - 1,540
USD ($) 1,300 - 1,820

Bid History: 2   |   Current bid: £860

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Bid History: 2   |   Current bid: £860

Viking Single-Edged Seax

10th-12th century AD

An iron single-edged knife or seax with thick back, ellipsoid lower guard, short tang and disc finial; inlaid copper bands with punched annulets to the back of the blade on both faces and to the guard. 419 grams, 44.5cm (17 1/2"). Fine condition.

Provenance
From a private family collection; previously acquired from a collection formed before 1990; thence by descent.