Medieval Gold Thor's Hammer, Mjölnir - (1)

Description
Medieval Gold Thor's Hammer, Mjölnir - (1)
Viking, c. 11th Century A.D. - U.K.

Thor hammer or Mjölnir, decorated on one side with typical punched triangular marks, each with three raised dots.
Expert estimation: €1,600.

Thor, a major Nordic god associated with thunder. The hammer of Thor is distinctively shaped, Mjölnir is depicted in Norse mythology as one of the most fearsome weapons, capable of levelling mountains. Though generally recognised and depicted as a hammer, Mjölnir is sometimes referred to as an axe or club.

Size: 4.5 cm L (including loop) - 1 13/16 inch.
Material: Gold, 5.3 g.
Culture: Viking, c. 11th Century A.D.
Condition: Intact.


Origin: UK private collection acquired on the London art market 1998.
The seller guarantees that this item has been legally acquired & will be legally exported.

Certificate of authenticity included.

Lot details
Culture
Medieval
Material
Gold
Number of objects
1
Object
Thor's Hammer, Mjölnir
Century/ Timeframe
Viking, c. 11th Century A.D.
Origin
U.K.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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