Viking Silver Seal-Ring engraved with two Heroes, the kings Hjalvar and Orvar-Odd and a Mythological three between

Description
Viking Silver Seal-Ring engraved with two Heroes, the kings Hjalvar and Orvar-Odd and a Mythological three between
9th.-11th. Century AD.

Viking Silver Seal-Ring engraved with two Heroes, the kings Hjalvar and Orvar-Odd and a Mythological three between them.
Lovely styled made in niello ring depicting a scene of two males warriors holding a dagger probably inspired from the tale of the mythological Swidish king of Uppsala Hjalmar and the mytological Norwegian Hero Orvar-Odd and their bloody two days duel which concluded equal and they became a Blood Brothers!
Decorated pseudo-shields below the bezel.
Almost intact and still wearable!
Extremely rare
9th-11th AD

Material:Silver.
Date: 9th-11th Century AD
Size:2,4cm.

Item No.V25

Purchased by the current owner in 2014 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Collected Since:1990's.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.


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Lot details
Culture
Viking
Material
Silver
Object
Seal-Ring engraved with two Heroes, the kings Hjalvar and Orvar-Odd and a Mythological three between
Century/ Timeframe
9th.-11th. Century AD.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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