Viking Era Bronze Exclusive Openwork Round Pendant with an image of the Mythological Dragon Fafnir
Closely related to the Viking-Norse well known Dragon Fafnir was killed from the hero Sigurd and cutted his body with his sword to shed his blood in special holes that he prepared previously.
Highly interesting image in a style completely characteristic of the spirit of the era, a slight mysticism which was one of the ''roles'' especially at the Viking objects where often could be seen the close connection to their mythology. In excellent grade of preservation with a lovely dark green natural patina and still Wearable
Purchased by the current owner in 2016 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Collected Since: 1990's.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Époque Viking
- Pendentif rond ajouré exclusif avec une image du dragon mythologique Fafnir
- 3.6×3.1×3.6 cm
- Siècle/ Période
- 9th.-11th. Century AD.