1889 Wood Engraving Bracteate Head Horse Helmet Warrior Spear Runes XGYA7


This is an original 1889 black and white in-text wood engraving of "Several bracteates;" one with a man's head and a horned animal below, on with a man's head with a helmet and a horned animal, on with the horse Grani mentioned in Volsunga Saga, and one with a warrior with a spear, a two-horned animal, and runes.


This 122+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 6 inches; 11 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Sweden, Raflunda, Scania, Eskatorp, Halland, Zeeland, Denmark